Geoscience Australia provides web services for public use that allow access to our data without having to store datasets locally. Geoscience Australia supports a variety of web service protocols, including Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) services and ESRI mapping and image services.

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2020 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release Areas

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

The annual offshore petroleum exploration acreage release is part of the government’s strategy to promote offshore oil and gas exploration. Each year, the government invites companies to bid for the opportunity to invest in oil and gas exploration in Australian waters. The 2020 acreage release consists of 42 areas offshore of the Northern Territory, Western Australia, Victoria and the Ashmore and Cartier Islands.

2021 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release Areas

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The annual offshore petroleum exploration acreage release is part of the government’s strategy to promote offshore oil and gas exploration. Each year, the government invites companies to bid for the opportunity to invest in oil and gas exploration in Australian waters. The 2021 acreage release consists of 21 areas offshore of Western Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and the Ashmore and Cartier Islands.

AIMR 2019 Critical Minerals

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This web map service provides visualisations of datasets prepared for the Technology Investment Roadmap Data Portal. The service has been developed using various mineral deposit, mine location and industrial plant location datasets sourced from the Australia’s Identified Mineral Resources (2019), produced by Geoscience Australia (http://dx.doi.org/10.11636/1327-1466.2018)

AMSIS Distance To GPServer

ESRI:ArcGIS:GPServer

The AMSIS Distance To tool calculates the distance to a selected marine feature. The output is the distance to the nearest feature from the given location.

AMSIS Offshore Minerals Legacy

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The data contained in this service is not authoritative and has not been updated since 2006. This web service contains the legacy data found in the Australian Marine Spatial Information System (AMSIS) between 2006 and 2015, with a currency date of 2006. To honour the original licensing arrangements with the data holders, only the WMS is available. Users will need to contact the agency responsible for the data to check current validity and spatial...

AREMI Buildings (Web Mercator)

OGC:WMTS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service shows areas or locations occupied by an existing high-density urban development or known individual building structures in peri-urban and remote locations. Data used in this service is of varying levels of coverage and quality since it is aggregated from a variety of sources. The intended purpose of the service is to provide preliminary, first-pass information about urban environment, building structures and their distribution i...

AUSIMAGE Aerial Imagery Canberra 2014

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:ImageServer

AUSIMAGE Aerial Imagery Canberra 2014 is a web service of high resolution aerial imagery (10 cm to 18 cm) over Canberra and Queanbeyan, acquired in February and April 2014. AUSIMAGE Aerial Imagery is a data product of Jacobs Group (Australia) Pty Ltd, released by Geoscience Australia as a web map service under license agreement.

Acreage Release - Marine Environmental Data

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This is the Acreage Release Marine Environmental Data compiled web service to be updated each year with acreage release. It contains the following publicly available datasets, for the 2016 Acreage Release - Marine Survey Towed-video Transects, Marine Sediments Database Samples, Australian Seascapes, Seabed Mud Content on the Northwest Shelf, Seabed Sand Content of the Northwest Shelf and Seabed Gravel Content of the Northwest Shelf.

Active Australian Hydrogen Projects and Research Centres

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This web service features Australian hydrogen projects and research centres that are actively in the investigation, construction, or operating phase, and that align with green hydrogen production methods as outlined in Australia's National Hydrogen Strategy. The purpose of this dataset is to provide a detailed snapshot of hydrogen activity across Australia, and includes location data, operator/organisation details, and descriptions for all hydrog...

AusPIX DGGS Individual Data-set Enablement API

Online resource API to AusPIX-enable (DGGS enable) spatial datasets for smaller areas of Australia. The main API will accept your geojson file, complete with data attributes, AusPIX DGGS enable it, and return as a download, the finished output. Download includes the features and attributes the source file had in it so the data is actually AusPIX enabled. Both manual and machine readable components are available. A further (2nd) API "test map" A...

AusSeabed Survey Coordination Tool

OGC:WMS

This service presents the outgoing data services from the AusSeabed Coordination Tool. The Coordination tool provides two data services, the Upcoming Survey information layer and the National Priorities information layer. Upcoming Survey Layer This layer presents the extents of planned surveys that will be undertaken in the coming years within the Australian maritime region. The purpose of this web service is to broadcast information about upco...

Australia - Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

Not current – This service has been deprecated in favor of the 2019 epoch, which includes amendments reflecting new boundary arrangements with Timor-Leste, which came into force on 30 August 2019. The Seas and Submerged Lands Act (SSLA) is the Australian legislation that provides the framework for Australia to declare the baselines, limits and zones provided under the first six parts of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. These ...

Australia – Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS

Not current – This service has been deprecated in favor of the 2019 epoch, which includes amendments reflecting new boundary arrangements with Timor-Leste, which came into force on 30 August 2019. The Seas and Submerged Lands Act (SSLA) is the Australian legislation that provides the framework for Australia to declare the baselines, limits and zones provided under the first six parts of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. These ...

Australian Bathymetry and Topography

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS | OGC:WCS

The Australian Bathymetry and Topography web service includes the topography of Australia and the bathymetry of the adjoining Australian Exclusive Economic Zone. The area selected does not include data from Australia's marine jurisdiction offshore from the Territory of Heard and McDonald Islands and the Australian Antarctic Territory. The 2009 bathymetry data were compiled by Geoscience Australia from multibeam and single beam data, and along wit...

Australian Coastal Geomorphology Depositional Environment (Web Mercator)

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMTS

The service contains the Australian Coastal Geomorphology Environments, used to support a national coastal risk assessment. It describes the location and extent primary geomorphological environments (both dispositional and erosional) present along the Australia coast and the processes acting on the features within. It is cached service with a Web Mercator Projection.

Australian Coastal Geomorphology Landform Subtype (Web Mercator)

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMTS

The service contains the Australian Coastal Geomorphology Landform Subtype Classifications, used to support a national coastal risk assessment. It describes the location and extent of landform subtypes identifiable at scales between 1:25,000 and 1:10,000. It also provides further detail to the Landform Type, with particular reference to feature stability (e.g. dune types) and mobility (e.g. channel types). It is cached service with a Web Mercator...

Australian Coastal Geomorphology Landform Type (Web Mercator)

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMTS

The service contains the Australian Coastal Geomorphology Landform Subtype Classifications, used to support a national coastal risk assessment. It describes the location and extent of landform subtypes identifiable at scales between 1:25,000 and 1:10,000. It also provides further detail to the Landform Type, with particular reference to feature stability (e.g. dune types) and mobility (e.g. channel types). It is cached service with a Web Mercator...

Australian Coastal Geomorphology Scale Guide (Web Mercator)

OGC:WMTS | OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The service contains the Australian Coastal Geomorphology Scale Guide, used to support a national coastal risk assessment. It includes the extents of various reclassified costal mapping products. It is cached service with a Web Mercator Projection.

Australian Coastal Geomorphology Smartline

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

The service contains the Australian Coastal Geomorphology Smartline, used to support a national coastal risk assessment. The 'Smartline' is a representation of the geomorphic features located within 500m of the shoreline, denoted by the high water mark. The service includes geomorphology themes and stability classes.

Australian Coastal Sediment Compartments

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS

The Australian Coastal Sediment Compartments Web Service provide a hierarchical spatial classification relevant to the assessment of sediment movement in the Australian coastal zone, and represent a tool to assist coastal planning and management. Additional spatial data layers produced during the development of the compartments are provided for reference.

Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator Impact Forecasting (ACCESS-IM)

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Australian Community Climate and Earth-System (ACCESS) Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) data is made available by the Bureau of Meteorology for registered subscribers such as GA. ACCESS-C3 (City) model is a forecast-only model performed every 6 hours and consists of grid coordinates covering domains around Sydney, Victoria and Tasmania, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Darwin. ACCESS Impact Modelling (ACCESS-IM) System utilise information from ACC...

Australian Critical Minerals Operating Mines And Deposits

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS

This web map service provides the locations and status, as at 30 June 2020, of Australian operating mines, mines under development, mines on care and maintenance and resource deposits associated with critical minerals. Developing mines are deposits where the project has a positive feasibility study, development has commenced or all approvals have been received. Mines under care and maintenance and resource deposits are based on known resource es...

Australian Fundamental Gravity Network (AFGN)

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS

This service will provide descriptions and images of the Australian Fundamental Gravity Network (AFGN) stations to Gravity Surveyors and the general public. The Australian National Gravity Database (ANGD) is underpinned by the AFGN, which provides the datum for gravity surveys conducted throughout Australia. The AFGN is a network of permanently marked and documented gravity base stations which allow gravity surveys to tie their surveys to a consi...

Australian Geological Provinces

OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

The Australian Geological Provinces Database contains descriptions and spatial extents of the fundamental geological elements of the Australian continent and offshore surrounds. Province types include sedimentary basins, tectonic provinces such as cratons and orogens, igneous provinces, and metallogenic provinces. Spatial data has been captured largely at approximately 1:1M scale for intended use between 1:2M and 1:5M scale.

Australian Land Cover (Web Mercator)

OGC:WMTS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The Land Cover map service includes information derived from the Dynamic Land Cover Dataset (2000-2008) containing Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) information. The service provides a base-line for identifying and reporting on change and trends in vegetation cover and extent. It is a cached service with a Web Mercator Projection.

Australian Shoreline

OGC:WMTS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The service includes an outline of the Australian shoreline. The information was derived from the Geodata 3 Topographic 250K 2007 data, with a nominal scale of 1:250,000. It is a cached service with a Web Mercator Projection.

Australian Stratigraphic Units

OGC:WFS

This web service provides access to the Australian Stratigraphic Units Database (ASUD), the national authority on stratigraphic names in Australia. The database is maintained by Geoscience Australia on behalf of the Australian Stratigraphy Commission, a standing committee of the Geological Society of Australia. Where possible this service conforms to the GeoSciML v4.1 data transfer standard.

Australian Submarine Canyons

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The Australian Submarine Canyons service identifies the location of 753 submarine canyons surrounding mainland Australia and its external territories, with associated metrics.

Australian Surface Hydrology

OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS | OGC:WMTS

This service provides Australian surface hydrology, including natural and man-made features such as water courses (including directional flow paths), lakes, dams and other water bodies. The information was derived from the Surface Hydrology database, with a nominal scale of 1:250,000. The National Basins and Catchments are a national topographic representation of drainage areas across the landscape. Each basin is made up of a number of catchments...

Australian Topographic Base Map

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMTS

The Australian Topographic base map service is seamless national dataset coverage for the whole of Australia. The map is a representation of the Geoscience Australia 250k topographic specification and portrays a detailed graphic representation of features that appear on the Earth's surface. These features include cultural, hydrography and relief themes. The service contains layer scale dependencies.

Bathymetry Derivatives Map of Australia

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The National Bathymetry Derivatives Map of Australia Web Map Service contains national scale bathymetric derivatives - hillshaded bathymetry and topography, slope, aspect, topographic relief and topographic rugosity, which are available for download on Geoscience Australia's website. These bathymetric derivatives have been derived from the Australian Bathymetry and Topography Grid, June 2009. Each dataset is gridded to 9 arc second resolution (i....

Battery Storage Facilities

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This web map service provides visualisations of in-service, large-scale battery installations connected to the National Energy Market (NEM) power system in eastern and south-eastern Australia. Data compiled from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Borehole Samples

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS

This is an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) web service providing access to a subset of Australian geoscience samples data held by Geoscience Australia. The subset currently relates specifically to Australian Boreholes.

Boreholes

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS

This is an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) web service providing access to Australian onshore and offshore borehole data. This web service is intended to complement the borehole GeoSciML-Portrayal v4.0 web service, providing access to the data in a simple, non-standardised structure. The borehole data includes Mineral Drillholes, Petroleum Wells and Water Bores along with a variety of others types. The dataset has been restricted to onshore ...

Boreholes, Geoscience Australia (GeoSciML-Portrayal v4.0)

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS

This is an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) web service providing access to Australian onshore and offshore borehole data conforming to the GeoSciML version 4.0 specification. The borehole data includes Mineral Drillholes, Petroleum Wells and Water Bores along with a variety of others types. The dataset has been restricted to onshore and offshore Australian boreholes, and bores that have the potential to support geological investigations and a...

Browse Basin Marine Survey, 2014 (GA-0345,GA-0346 and TAN1411) - High Resolution Bathymetry Grids

OGC:WMS | OGC:WCS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service displays the results of a marine survey conducted by Geoscience Australia in Commonwealth waters of the north-eastern Browse Basin (Caswell Sub-basin) between 9 October and 9 November 2014. The additional codes GA-0345 and GA-0346 refer to Geoscience Australia (GA) internal codes and TAN1411 is the vessel survey number given by the RV Tangaroa for 2014.

CIAP Tile Index System

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The Carbon Infrastructure Assessment and Planning (CIAP) Tile Index System is a set of nested tile indexes from 1:25000 through to 1:10000000 scales based on the ICSM map indexes. The product has been generated for use at national scale based in GDA94 projection. This product supports the best available information system (BAIS)as used by the CIAP application.

CO2 Storage gauge 800m below Bathymetry and Topography

OGC:WMS | OGC:WCS

This service is designed to be used within the Carbon Capture and Storage application for a 3D visual representation. It is an elevation service that represents 800m below the Digital Elevation Model (DEM) Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) 1 Second over Australian Bathymetry Topography service. This is used as a basic gauge as to determine where CO2 should have enough pressure to be converted into a super fluid.

Carbon Capture Storage Basins

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This polygon dataset contains the sedimentary basins of Australia ranked by their CO2 storage potential. See the National Carbon Mapping and Infrastructure Plan Australia report for details.

Casey Station Bathymetry Survey 2014-2015 (GA0348-AAD3326) - High Resolution Bathymetry Grids

OGC:WMS | OGC:WCS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service contains the Casey Station Bathymetry survey that displays one seamless bathymetry grid of 1m resolution. The GA-0348 survey, acquired by Geoscience Australia, Royal Australian Navy and Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) on-board the Research Vessel Howard Burton from the 23rd of December 2014 to the 27th of January 2015. Further details of the data lineage can be found with the associated database.

Casey Station Bathymetry Surveys 2013-2015 (GA4415, GA0348-AAD3326) - High Resolution Bathymetry Grid

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WCS | OGC:WMS

This web service combines two surveys GA-4415 and GA-0348. The Casey Station Bathymetry survey displays one seamless bathymetry grid of 1m resolution. Further details of the data lineage can be found with the associated database. This web service is published with the permission of the CEO, Geoscience Australia.

Clip And Zip GPServer

ESRI:ArcGIS:GPServer

The Clip and Zip tool takes an input polygon extent as WKT input and clips required featureclasses listed. The data is referenced from its own database with all layers projected to 4326 spatial reference. The output is a zipped file geodatabase with a copyright text file included.

Criteria Assessment GPServer

ESRI:ArcGIS:GPServer

The Criteria Assessment tool takes the input path or area created by the user and the input variables chosen to generate a heat map surface, KML surface, KMZ surface and PDF Report. This service is specifically for use within the Carbon Capture and Storage application.

Criteria Assessment geoprocessing inputs

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service is the processing inputs that are used within the Criteria Assessment geoprocessing service. This service is specifically for use within the Carbon Capture and Storage application.

Critical Minerals in Ores

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS

This web service delivers geochemical analyses of over 7000 samples collected from or near mineral deposits from 60 countries, compiled by the Critical Minerals Mapping Initiative (CMMI), a collaboration between Geoscience Australia (GA), the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Data was compiled from a number of publicly-available sources, including federal and provincial government mineral deposit an...

DMCii Mosaic Image

OGC:WCS | ESRI:ArcGIS:ImageServer | OGC:WMS

The DMCii Mosaic service presents a sample of imagery captured by UK2-DMC satellite between December 2011 and April 2012.

Defence Restricted Areas

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

Defence Prohibited and Training Areas. This data approximates the locations of Defence prohibited and training areas. Data included in this service is indicative only and should not be used for detailed planning. For 10.2 Server 2016

Developing Northern Australia White Paper Boundary June 2015

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service contains the limit and extent of Northern Australia as indicated in the 2015 White Paper on Developing Northern Australia. (see http://northernaustralia.gov.au/page/publications)

Digital Earth Australia Hotspots

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS

The Digital Earth Australia Hotspots web service has been developed as part of the Digital Earth Australia Hotspots national bushfire monitoring system. The service delivers hotspot data derived from (a growing number of) satellite-born instruments that detect light in the thermal wavelengths. The colour of the spot represents the time the Hotspot was last observed by a passing satellite (e.g. 0-2 hours). The colour does not indicate severity. Ty...

Digital Elevation Model (DEM) Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) 1 Second over Australian Bathymetry Topography

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WCS | OGC:WMS

This service represents a combination of two data products, the DEM_SRTM_1Second dataset and the Australian_Bathymetry_Topography dataset. This service was created to support the CO2SAP (Co2 Storage application) Project to create a transect elevation graph within the application. This data is not available as a dataset for download as a Geoscience Australia product. The DEM_SRTM_1Second service represents the National Digital Elevation Model (DE...

Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of Australia derived from LiDAR 25 Metre Grid

OGC:WCS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This Service represents the 25 metre Digital Elevation Model (DEM), with national coverage. It is derived from merged LiDAR and various projects. New data will be added to the service as it becomes available.

Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of Australia derived from LiDAR 5 Metre Grid

OGC:WCS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This Service represents the 5 metre Digital Elevation Model (DEM), with national coverage. It is derived from merged LiDAR and various projects. New data will be added to the service as it becomes available.

Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of Australia derived from SRTM with 1 Second Grid - Smoothed Aspect

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WCS | OGC:WMS

This service represents the National Digital Elevation Model (DEM) 1 Second Smoothed Aspect product, derived from the National Smoothed Digital Elevation Model SRTM 1 Second. Aspect measures the direction in which a land surface slope faces. The direction is expressed in degrees from north.

Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of Australia derived from SRTM with 1 Second Grid - Smoothed Percentage Slope

OGC:WCS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service represents the National Digital Elevation Model (DEM) 1 Second Percentage Slope product, derived from the National DEM SRTM 1 Second. Slope measures the inclination of the land surface from the horizontal. Percent slope represents this inclination as the ratio of change in height to distance.

Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of Australia derived from STRM with 1 Second Grid - Hydrologically Enforced

OGC:WCS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This Service represents the National DEM 1 Second Hydrologically Enforced product derived from the National DEM SRTM 1 Second and National Watercourses, lakes and Reservoirs

Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of Australia with 1 Second Grid

OGC:WCS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service represents the National Digital Elevation Model (DEM) 1 Second product derived from the National DEM SRTM 1 Second. The DEM represents ground surface topography, with vegetation features removed using an automatic process supported by several vegetation maps.

Dynamic National Map Cultivated and Native Vegetation

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service has been created specifically for display in the National Map and the chosen symbology may not suit other mapping applications. The Australian Topographic map service is seamless national dataset coverage for the whole of Australia. These data are best suited to graphical applications. These data may vary greatly in quality depending on the method of capture and digitising specifications in place at the time of capture. The web map s...

Dynamic National Map Culture and Infrastructure

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service has been created specifically for display in the National Map and the chosen symbology may not suit other mapping applications. The Australian Topographic web map service is seamless national dataset coverage for the whole of Australia. These data are best suited to graphical applications. These data may vary greatly in quality depending on the method of capture and digitising specifications in place at the time of capture. The web m...

Dynamic National Map Hydrology and Marine

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service has been created specifically for display in the National Map and the symbology displayed may not suit other mapping applications. The service includes natural and man-made surface hydrology features, such as water courses (including directional flow paths), lakes, dams and other water bodies and marine themes. The data is sourced from Geoscience Australia 250K Topographic data and Surface Hydrology data. The service contains layer ...

Dynamic National Map Hydrology and Marine - Lines

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service has been created specifically for display in the National Map and the symbology displayed may not suit other mapping applications. Information included within the service includes the linear locations for surface hydrology, including natural and man-made features such as water courses (including directional flow paths), lakes, dams and other water bodies and marine themes. The data is sourced from Geoscience Australia 250K Topograph...

Dynamic National Map Hydrology and Marine - Points

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This service has been created specifically for display in the National Map and the symbology displayed may not suit other mapping applications. Information included within the service includes the point locations for surface hydrology, including natural and man-made features such as water courses (including directional flow paths), lakes, dams and other water bodies and marine themes. The data is sourced from Geoscience Australia 250K Topographi...

Dynamic National Map Hydrology and Marine - Polygons

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This service has been created specifically for display in the National Map and the symbology displayed may not suit other mapping applications. Information included within the service includes the polygon/area locations for surface hydrology, including natural and man-made features such as water courses (including directional flow paths), lakes, dams and other water bodies and marine themes. The data is sourced from Geoscience Australia 250K Top...

Dynamic National Map Labelling and Boundaries

OGC:WMS

This service has been created specifically for display in the National Map and the chosen symbology may not suit other mapping applications. These data are best suited to graphical applications. These data may vary greatly in quality depending on the method of capture and digitising specifications in place at the time of capture. The Australian Topographic web map service is seamless national dataset coverage for the whole of Australia. The map p...

Dynamic National Map Relief and Physiography

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service has been created specifically for display in the National Map and the chosen symbology may not suit other mapping applications. The Australian Topographic web map service is seamless national dataset coverage for the whole of Australia. These data are best suited to graphical applications. These data may vary greatly in quality depending on the method of capture and digitising specifications in place at the time of capture. The web m...

Dynamic National Map Reserves

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service has been created specifically for display in the National Map and the chosen symbology may not suit other mapping applications. The Australian Topographic web map service is seamless national dataset coverage for the whole of Australia. These data are best suited to graphical applications. These data may vary greatly in quality depending on the method of capture and digitising specifications in place at the time of capture. The web m...

Dynamic National Map Transport Infrastructure

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service has been created specifically for display in the National Map and the chosen symbology may not suit other mapping applications. The Australian Topographic web map service is seamless national dataset coverage for the whole of Australia. These data are best suited to graphical applications. These data may vary greatly in quality depending on the method of capture and digitising specifications in place at the time of capture. The web m...

East Kimberley Remotely Sensed Products

OGC:WMS | OGC:WMTS | OGC:WCS

This web service contains a selection of remotely sensed raster products used in the Exploring for the Future (EFTF) East Kimberley Groundwater Project. Selected products were derived from LiDAR, Landsat (5, 7, and 8), and Sentinel-2 data. Datasets include: 1) mosaic 5 m digital elevation model (DEM) with shaded relief; 2) vegetation structure stratum and substratum classes; 3) Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) 20th, 50th, and 80th p...

Estimates of Geological and Geophysical Surfaces

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS

This is a Web Map Service for the Estimates of Geological and Geophysical Surfaces (EGGS) data. The data comes from magnetic and boreholes measurements of the depth of stratigraphic and chronostraigraphic surfaces and boundaries.

Expected Australian Earthquake Hazard (Web Mercator)

OGC:WMS | OGC:WMTS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The service contains the 2013 Earthquake Hazard map, as a raster and contours. This map shows the peak ground acceleration (response spectral period of 0.01 seconds) on rock expected for a 500 year return period, in units of g, evaluated for the geometric mean of the horizontal components. The map is the closest in return period and response spectral period to the current earthquake hazard map in the Australian Standard AS1170.4-2007.

Exploring for the Future Project Areas

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

The Exploring for the Future Project Areas web service depicts the spatial extents of project work undertaken as part of Geoscience Australia's $100.5 million initiative dedicated to boosting investment in resource exploration in Australia. Each project area extent has been generated by aggregating all project work sites into an envelope polygon. An indicative spend on each f the projects is also given.

Files Linked to Geological Features

OGC:WFS

This web service provides links to access pictures and documents for any geological or geophysical feature data that are delivered by complementary feature services for these data, including but not limited to: boreholes, field sites, structures, stratigraphic units, samples, mines, mineral deposits and mineral occurrences, along with descriptions of those objects.

Foundation Electricity Infrastructure

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the Major Power Stations, Transmission Substations and Electricity Transmission Lines datasets. These datasets present the spatial locations of all known features in Australia.

Foundation Facilities Points

OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This web service provides access to the Foundation Facilities Points dataset. This contains the spatial location of publicly available data showing private and public hospitals, aged care facilities, education facilities and emergency management facilities.

Foundation Rail Infrastructure

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the Foundation Rail Infrastructure dataset. This contains the spatial locations and attributes of Railway lines and Railway Station points.

GA Surface Geology of Australia

OGC:WMS | OGC:WMTS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The Surface Geology web map service provides two seamless national coverages of Australian bedrock and surficial geology, compiled at 1:1 million scale (displays only at scales less than 1:1500000), and 1:2.5 million scale (displays only at scales greater than 1:1500000). It also contains 1:5 million scale geological regions and metamorphic geology. The service represents outcropping or near-outcropping bedrock units, and unconsolidated or poorl...

GEODISC Environmentally Sustainable Sites For Carbon Dioxide Injection

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS

This web service depicts potential geological sequestration sites and has been compiled as part of the Australian Petroleum Cooperative Research Centre's GEODISC program (1999-2002).

Gazetteer of Australia

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS

The Australian Gazetteer service provides authoritative information on the location, and spelling of approved place names. The Australian Gazetteer is a subset of information held by the relevant State, Territory and Commonwealth naming authorities. Additional authoritative information has also been sourced from the Australian Hydrographic Service, Australian Antarctic Division and Geoscience Australia.

Geochronology And Isotopes

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMTS | OGC:WMS | OGC:WCS

This web service provides access to the Geoscience Australia (GA) ISOTOPE database containing compiled age and isotopic data from a range of published and unpublished (GA and non-GA) sources. The web service includes point layers (WFS, WMS, WMTS) with age and isotopic attribute information from the ISOTOPE database, and raster layers (WMS, WMTS, WCS) comprising the Isotopic Atlas grids which are interpolations of the point located age and isotope...

Geological Field Sites, Samples and Observations Web Feature Service -

OGC:WFS

This OGC Web Feature Service (WFS) delivers geological observations and sample descriptions from field sites associated with GA's geological mapping surveys in Australia and Antarctica. Descriptions include information on lithology, stratigraphic units, alteration, structural measurements, and many other geological attributes. Where possible this service conforms to the GeoSciML version 4.1 data standard.

Geological Field Sites, Samples and Observations Web Map Service -

OGC:WMS

This OGC Web Map Service (WMS) delivers geological observations and sample descriptions from field sites associated with GA's geological mapping surveys in Australia and Antarctica. Descriptions include information on lithology, stratigraphic units, alteration, structural measurements, and many other geological attributes. Where possible this service conforms to the GeoSciML version 4.1 data standard.

Geomorphic Features of Australia's Marine Jurisdiction

OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

The Geomorphic Features of Australia's Marine Jurisdiction web service brings together various datasets produced by Geoscience Australia that describe the distribution and types of geomorphic features found on the seabed of Australia's marine jurisdiction. This jurisdiction covers Australia's Exclusive Economic Zone, including offshore islands and territories. Geomorphic features have been identified using the best available bathymetric data with...

Geomorphic features of the Antarctic margin and Southern Ocean 2012

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

Publicly available bathymetry and geophysical data has been used to map geomorphic features of the Antarctic continental margin and adjoining ocean basins at scales of 1:1-2 million. The key bathymetry datasets used were GEBCO08 and ETOPO2 satellite bathymetry (Smith & Sandwell 1997), in addition to seismic lines in key areas. Twenty-seven geomorphic units were identified based on interpretation of the seafloor bathymetry with polygons digitised ...

Geophysical Grids

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

Web Map Service of Geoscience Australia's national geophysical grids for magnetics, gravity and radiometrics. The service also contains outlines and descriptions of the airborne geophysical surveys used to compile the magnetic and radiometric grids.

Geophysical Surveys and Datasets

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS

This OGC Web Map Service delivers the geographical extents and descriptive metadata of geophysical datasets from all surveys conducted or managed by Geoscience Australia and its predecessor agencies, as well as from State and Territory geological survey agencies. Datasets include gravity, magnetic, radiometric, and electromagnetic data, and elevation data collected during geophysical surveys.

Geoscience Australia Marine Data

OGC:WMS | OGC:WCS | OGC:WFS

This web service contains marine geospatial data held by Geoscience Australia. It includes bathymetry and backscatter gridded data plus derived layers, bathymetry coverage information, bathmetry collection priority and planning areas, marine sediment data and other derived products. It also contains the 150 m and optimal resolution bathymetry, 5 m sidescan sonar (SSS) and synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) data collected during phase 1 and 2 marine s...

Geoscience Australia Product Catalogue

OGC:CSW

This OGC Catalogue Service for the Web (CSW) provides access to Geoscience Australia's official catalogue of geoscientific and geospatial resources. The Geoscience Australia Product Catalogue contains metadata conforming to the ISO 19115-1 Geographic Information metadata standard, describing resource types including datasets, publications, services, models, software and more. The CSW provides a standards based interface for machines to search an...

Geoscience Australia Rock Properties

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS

This OGC WMS web service (generated by Geoserver) serves data from the Geoscience Australia Rock Properties database. The database stores the results of measurements of physical properties of rock and regolith specimens, including such properties as mass density, magnetic susceptibility, magnetic remanence and electrical conductivity. The database also records analytical process information such as method and instrument details where possible.

Gippsland 2D Infill 2015 Marine Seismic Survey, (GA-0352) - High Resolution Bathymetry Grids

OGC:WMS | OGC:WCS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

Geoscience Australia conducted a marine seismic survey (GA-0352) over various areas of the Gippsland Basin, between 5th of April to the 24th of April 2015, by the Gardline CGG vessel MV Duke. This service includes all the bathymetry data collected during the survey, with the data also available as a free download from the Geoscience Australia website. The aim of the survey was to acquire industry-standard precompetitive 2D seismic data, Multi-bea...

Great Artesian Basin Digital Data

OGC:WMS | OGC:WCS | OGC:WMTS

This web service provides access to geological, hydrogeological and hydrochemical digital datasets that have been published by Geoscience Australia for the Great Artesian Basin (GAB).

Great Artesian Basin water table elevation

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WCS | OGC:WMS

This web service displays the elevation of the Great Artesian Basin water table. This dataset and associated metadata can be obtained from www.ga.gov.au, using catalogue number 75830.

Houtman Sub-basin 2D Seismic Survey 2014, (GA0349-Duke10046) - High Resolution Bathymetry Grids

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WCS

The Houtman Sub basin 2D seismic survey web service display seven seamless bathymetry grids of 15m (shallow water) and 25m (deep water) resolution.

Hydrochemistry Service

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS

Geoscience Australia and its predecessors have analysed hydrochemistry of water sampled from boreholes (both pore water and groundwater), surface features, and rainwater. Sampling was undertaken during drilling or monitoring projects, and this dataset represents a significant subset of stored analyses. Water chemistry including isotopic data is essential to better understand groundwater origins, ages and dynamics, processes such as recharge and ...

Hydrogen Production Prospectivity Inputs

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This web map service provides visualisations of datasets used as inputs into the analysis of prospective hydrogen production regions of Australia. The service has been developed using datasets sourced from the Department of Environment and Energy, PSMA Australia, Garrad Hassan Pacific Pty. Ltd., Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Department of Resources Energy and Tourism, Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, ...

Hydrogen Production Prospectivity Scenario Outputs

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web map service provides visualisations of the outputs from the five scenarios assessed in the analysis of prospective hydrogen production regions of Australia. Datasets used as inputs into the hydrogen production prospectivity analysis have been sourced from the Department of Environment and Energy, PSMA Australia, Garrad Hassan Pacific Pty. Ltd., Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Department of Resources Energy and Tourism, Queensland Depa...

Hydrogeology of Australia

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This service shows the Principal Hydrogeological Divisions of Australia which was produced from the 1:5,000,000 scale Hydrogeology of Australia map (Jacobsen and Lau, 1987).

Identify Tool GPServer

ESRI:ArcGIS:GPServer

The Identify_Tool service includes the key set of infrastructure layers included in the LeastCostPath and ClipAndZip geoprocessing tools. The indentify query uses a dynamic tolerance and returns features including geometry as JSON.

Inorganic Geochemistry

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS

The Web Feature Service is built from WEB_ALL_GEOCHEMISTRY and WEB_FINALISED_GEOCHEMISTRY tables hosted within GEOCHEM schema of oraprod. This service will provide a spatial distribution of the sample attributes as well as provide a spatial distribution of the analytical composition of the samples with respect to major elements, minor elements and rare earth elements.

Installed Geothermal and Geoexchange Capacity

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The Australian Geothermal Association compiled data on the installed capacity of direct-use geothermal and geoexchange systems in Australia, including large-scale ground source heat pumps and hot sedimentary applications through to December 2018. Large-scale direct-use hot sedimentary aquifer systems includes systems to heat swimming pools or provide hydronic heating systems. In geoexchange systems, the Earth acts as a heat source or a heat sink,...

Intrusion-Hosted Ni-Cu-PGE Sulfide Deposit Prospectivity

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This web map service provides visualisations of the datasets used as inputs into the analysis of potential for tholeiitic intrusion-hosted Ni-Cu-PGE sulfide deposits in Australia, and the resulting outputs. The datasets included in this service cover the four mineral system components incorporated in the conceptual model for the formation of tholeiitic intrusion-hosted Ni-Cu-PGE sulfide deposits : (1) energy sources or drivers of the ore-forming...

Major Crustal Boundaries

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The Major Crustal Boundaries web service displays the synthesized output of more than 30 years of acquisition of deep seismic reflection data across Australia, where major crustal-scale breaks have been interpreted in the seismic reflection profiles, often inferred to be relict sutures between different crustal blocks. The widespread coverage of the seismic profiles now provides the opportunity to construct a map of major crustal boundaries acros...

Marine Survey - Geomorphology

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

The Marine Survey Geomorphology Web Map Service contains the local scale (1:10 000) interpreted geomorphology maps available for download on Geoscience Australia's website. These interpreted geomorphology maps have been produced for numerous marine survey programs conducted in Australian mainland and Antarctic waters by both Geoscience Australia and our collaborators. Layers are grouped by survey or region and where available include both the Geo...

Marine Survey Multibeam Backscatter

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The Marine Survey Multibeam Backscatter Web Map Service contains the highest-resolution multibeam backscatter grids available for download on Geoscience Australia's website. These backscatter grids were collected over numerous multibeam survey programs conducted in Australian mainland and Antarctic waters by both Geoscience Australia and our collaborators. Layers are grouped by survey or region and where available include both the Geoscience Aust...

Marine Survey Multibeam Bathymetry

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The Marine Survey Multibeam Bathymetry Web Map Service contains the highest-resolution multibeam bathymetry grids available for download on Geoscience Australia's website. These bathymetry grids were collected over numerous multibeam survey programs conducted in Australian mainland and Antarctic waters by both Geoscience Australia and our collaborators. Layers are grouped by survey or region and where available include both the Geoscience Austral...

Mineral Deposits and Mineral Resources

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS

The Mineral Deposits and Mineral Resources OGC service provides data from Geoscience Australia’s OZMIN database in EarthResourceML 2.0 and ERML Lite 1.0 and associated contextual layers in simple WMS and WFS formats.

NATMAP Digital Maps 250K - 2008 Edition (Web Mercator)

OGC:WCS | OGC:WMTS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This service contains the NATMAP 1:250,000 scale maps, from the NATMAP Digital Maps 2008 DVD. The large scale single mosaic map covers the entire continent, and is based on the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (GDA94) geographic projection. The maps have been revised using a variety of data sources, including SPOT and Landsat satellite imagery, other government agency information and data supplied by private companies and individuals. The origi...

NEXIS Residential Dwelling Density

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WCS | OGC:WMS

NEXIS (National Exposure Information System) Residential Dwelling Density web service is a set of four raster layers representing the density of residential dwellings across Australia at different scales and resolutions.

NOPIMS Offshore Well and Seismic Discovery 2017

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

3D seismic survey polygon area. The data within this layer only contains high level information regarding the individual surveys, not the actual survey. NOPIMS data is supplied by the petroleum industry. NOPIMS data is only offshore petroleum that belongs to the Commonwealth. A two dimensional (3D) seismic survey is a method of exploration used to capture seismic data beneath Earth's surface. 3D seismic provides continuous information of the subs...

National Aviation Facilities

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the National Aviation Facilities Datasets, representing the spatial locations of air traffic services centres, along with all known aviation control towers, major hangars, major fuel depots, major terminals and fire fighting and rescue facilities located within Australia, all complimented with feature attribution

National Base Map

OGC:WMTS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The National Base Map service provides seamless topographic colour mapping for the whole of Australia, including the outer islands of Norfolk, Lord Howe & Macquarie Islands, the external territories of Cocos (Keeling), Christmas, Heard and McDonald Islands and the Australian Antarctic Territory. The service consists of data sourced from Geoscience Australia, Australian Antarctic Division & OpenStreetMap. The data for Christmas Island has been sou...

National Base Map - GreyScale

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service is produced for the National Map project. It provides seamless topographic greyscale mapping for the whole of Australia, including the external territories of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island, Norfolk Island and Lord Howe Island. The service consists of Geoscience Australia data at smaller scales and OpenStreetMap data is used at larger scales. The service contains layer scale dependencies.

National Base Map - Greyscale

OGC:WMTS

This service is produced for the National Map project. It provides seamless topographic greyscale mapping for the whole of Australia, including the external territories of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island, Norfolk Island and Lord Howe Island. The service consists of Geoscience Australia data at smaller scales and OpenStreetMap data is used at larger scales. The service contains layer scale dependencies.

National Dam Walls

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the National Dam Walls dataset and presents the spatial locations of major dam walls located within Australia, all complemented with feature attribution.

National Desalination Plants

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the National Desalination Plants dataset and presents the spatial locations of all the known major desalination plants within Australia, all complemented with feature attribution.

National Detention and Correctional Facilities

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the National Detention and Correctional Facilities datasets, representing the spatial locations of all known immigration detention and correctional facilities located within Australia, all complemented with feature attribution.

National Foreign Embassies and Consulates

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the National Foreign Embassies and Consulates Datasets, representing the spatial locations of all known foreign embassies, high commissions and consulates located within Australia, all complemented with feature attribution.

National Hazard Impact and Risk Service

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS

The National Hazard Impact Risk Service for Tropical Cyclone Event Impact provides information on the potential impact to residential separate houses due to severe winds. The information is derived from Bureau of Meteorology tropical cyclone forecast tracks, in combination with building location and attributes from the National Exposure Information System and vulnerability models to define the level of impact. Impact data is aggregated to Statist...

National Judicial Courts

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the National Judicial Courts dataset and presents the spatial locations of all the known Australian High Courts, Australian Federal Courts and the Australian Federal Circuit Courts located within Australia, all complemented with feature attribution.

National Liquid Fuel Facilities

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the National Liquid Fuel Facilities Datasets, representing the spatial locations of all known liquid fuel depots, refineries, terminals and petrol stations located within Australia, all complemented with feature attribution.

National Local Government Area Council Offices

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the National Local Government Area Council Offices dataset and presents the spatial locations of all known Local Government Area council office facilities within Australia, all complemented with feature attribution.

National Magnetic And Radiometric Grids

OGC:WMS

The National Magnetic And Radiometric Grids service will provide a collection of magnetic and radiometric grids derived from various geophysical measurements made over continental Australia. This particular release will include magnetic and radiometric grids constructed in 2019.

National Maritime Facilities

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the Maritime Facilities Datasets, representing the spatial locations of major ports and public ferry terminals located within Australia and its Territories, all complimented with feature attribution.

National Oil and Gas Infrastructure

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the National Oil and Gas Infrastructure datasets. These datasets present the spatial locations of onshore oil and gas pipelines for the transmission of oil and gas within mainland Australia. They also present the location of oil and gas platforms within Australia's territorial waters.

National Seismic Hazard Assessment 2018

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

As part of the 2018 National Seismic Hazard Assessment (NSHA), we compiled the geographic information system (GIS) dataset to enable end-users to view and interrogate the NSHA18 outputs on a spatially enabled platform. It is intended to ensure the NSHA18 outputs are openly available, discoverable and accessible to both internal and external users. This geospatial product is derived from the dataset generated through the development of the NSHA18 ...

National Telephone Exchanges

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the National Telephone Exchanges dataset and presents the spatial locations of all the known telephone exchange facilities located within Australia, all complemented with feature attribution.

National Wastewater Treatment Facilities

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web service provides access to the National Wastewater Treatment Facilities dataset and presents the spatial locations of all the known wastewater treatment facilities within Australia, all complemented with feature attribution.

NationalMap Colour Topographic Base - World (Web Mercator)

OGC:WMS

This service is produced for the NationalMap project. It provides seamless topographic colour mapping for the whole of Australia, including the external territories of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island, Norfolk Island and Lord Howe Island. The service consists of Geoscience Australia data at smaller scales and OpenStreetMap data is used at larger scales.

NationalMap GreyScale Topographic Base - World (Web Mercator)

OGC:WMTS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This service will be decommissioned on 6/7/2021. The replacement service with existing data is located at https://services.ga.gov.au/gis/rest/services/NationalBaseMap_GreyScale/MapServer This service is produced for the National Map project. It provides seamless topographic greyscale mapping for the whole of Australia, including the external territories of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island, Norfolk Island and Lord Howe Island. ...

North Australian Craton IOCG Mineral Potential Assessment

OGC:WCS | OGC:WMTS | OGC:WMS

This web service provides access to datasets generated by the North Australian Craton (NAC) Iron Oxide Copper Gold (IOCG) Mineral Potential Assessment. Two outputs were created: a comprehensive assessment, using all available spatial data, limiting data where possible to capture mineral systems older than 1500 ma, and; a coverage assessment, which is constrained to data that have no reliance on outcrop or age of mineralisation.

Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Act 2016 - Northern Australia Definition

OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This service contains the limit and extent of Northern Australia as defined by the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Act 2016 (https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2016A00041).

OMA 1994

OGC:WMTS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS

Australia - Offshore Minerals Act 1994 - Mineral Blocks - epoch 2014a. This service displays the Australian Mineral Blocks - Aligned with the current Australian Maritime Boundary Dataset. Refer to the metadata of the geodatabase for a detailed abstract relating to the data.

OMA 1994 Mineral Blocks

OGC:WMTS | OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

Offshore Minerals Act (OMA 1994) - Mineral Blocks. This service displays the most recent realisation of the Mineral Blocks as defined under the Offshore Minerals Act 1994 (OMA 1994) as realised in GDA94. Block data extends beyond the area of operation of the OMA and includes areas of coastal waters and land within the constitutional limits of the States and Territories.

OPGGSA 2006

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMTS

Petroleum Blocks cut to the AMB 2014a epoch. The service contains the Blocks as defined under Section 33 (3) of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006. Coverage includes indicative areas of coastal waters and land, within the constitutional limits of the States and territories.

OPGGSA 2006 Petroleum Blocks

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS | OGC:WMTS

OPGGSA 2006 - Petroleum Blocks. This service displays the most recent realisation of the Petroleum Blocks as defined under Section 33 (3) of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 (OPGGSA 2006) as realised in GDA94. Block data extends beyond the area of operation of the OPGGSA and includes areas of coastal waters and land within the constitutional limits of the States and Territories.

OZTemp Interpreted Temperature at 5km Depth

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This service is for the 'OZTemp Interpreted Temperature at 5km Depth' image of Australia product. It includes an interpretation of the crustal temperature at 5km depth, based on the OZTemp bottom hole temperature database and additional confidential company data.

OZTemp Well Temperature Data Extract

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS

This service includes well geothermal temperature and location, extracted (from the OZTemp database), and used to create the 'OZTemp Interpreted Temperature at 5km Depth' image of Australia.

Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve Marine Biodiversity Survey 2012

OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This web service contains information on seabed sediments and geochemistry for samples collected in 2012 from the Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve in the Timor Sea under the National Environmental Research Program Marine Biodiversity Hub.

Oceanic Shoals Samples

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WFS

This web service contains sediment and geochemistry data for the Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve (CMR) in the Timor Sea collected by Geoscience Australia during September and October 2012, on RV Solander (survey GA0339/SOL5650).

Onshore Seismic Surveys

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

The Onshore Seismic Surveys of Australia Web Map Service depicts all land seismic traverses across the Australian continent and its margins. The service provides access to raw and processed data in SEGY format for each survey. The metadata includes acquisition reports, processing reports, processed images, logs.

Petroleum Source Rock and Fluids Atlas - Onshore And Offshore

OGC:WMS | OGC:WFS

The Source Rock and Fluids Atlas delivery and publication services provide up-to-date information on petroleum (organic) geochemical and geological data from Geoscience Australia's Organic Geochemistry Database (ORGCHEM). The sample data provides the spatial distribution of petroleum source rocks and their derived fluids (natural gas and crude oil) from boreholes and field sites in onshore and offshore Australian basins. The services provide char...

Potential 2021 Acreage Release areas

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The annual offshore petroleum exploration acreage release is part of the government’s strategy to promote offshore oil and gas exploration. Each year, the government invites companies to bid for the opportunity to invest in oil and gas exploration in Australian waters. The 21 areas shown have been nominated by petroleum industry stakeholders to be considered for the 2021 acreage release. Areas nominated for release will not receive endorsement fr...

Potential Hydrogen Export Locations

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This web service displays potential port locations for hydrogen export. This data is directly referenced to ‘The Australia Hydrogen Hubs Study – Technical Study’ by ARUP for the COAG Energy Council Hydrogen Working Group, 2019’.

Print Service GPServer

ESRI:ArcGIS:GPServer

The Print Service provides PDF map prints via an online interface. This service prints detailed PDF maps, including scale bar and marginalia.

Processing Plants

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web map service provides visualisations of datasets prepared for the Technology Investment Roadmap Data Portal. The service has been developed using various industrial plant location datasets sourced from the Australia’s Identified Mineral Resources (2019), produced by Geoscience Australia (http://dx.doi.org/10.11636/1327-1466.2019)

Renewable Energy Capacity Factor Maps

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS | OGC:WCS

Geoscience Australia and Monash University have produced a series of renewable energy capacity factor maps of Australia. Solar photovoltaic, concentrated solar power, wind (150 m hub height) and hybrid wind and solar capacity factor maps are included in this web service. Solar Photovoltaic capacity factor map The minimum capacity factor is <10% and the maximum is 25%. The map is derived from Bureau of Meteorology (2020) data. The scientific colo...

Resources Export Ports

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This web map service provides location information and details about commodities exported from shipping ports around Australia. This dataset has been collated by Geoscience Australia from publicly available information as a guide only.

Route Planning geoprocessing inputs

OGC:WMS

This service is the processing inputs that are used within the Route Planning geoprocessing service. This service is specifically for use within the Carbon Capture and Storage application.

Scanned 250K Geological Map Index

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This Web Map Service displays the spatial extents of scanned images of all 1:250 000 scale geological maps of Australia. The service contains information on the edition, publication date, and map publisher, and has links to map images available as 125 DPI and 250 DPI resolution JPG files.

Sea Level

OGC:WMS | OGC:WCS

The sea level service is designed to be used within the Carbon Capture and Storage application for 3D visual representation. It is an elevation service that represents the sea and elevation 0.

Solid Geology of the North Australian Craton

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WFS

The Solid Geology of the North Australian Craton web service delivers a seamless chronostratigraphic solid geology dataset of the North Australian Craton that covers north of Western Australia, Northern Territory and north-west Queensland. The data maps stratigraphic units concealed under cover by effectively removing the overlying cover (Liu et al., 2015). This dataset comprises five chronostratigraphic time slices, namely: Cenozoic, Mesozoic, P...

Tennant Creek to Mt Isa AusLAMP Project Area Stations

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The Australian Lithospheric Architecture Magnetotelluric Project (AusLAMP) aims to collect long period magnetotelluric data on a half degree (~55 km) grid across the Australian continent. New datasets have been collected in Northern Australia, as part of Geoscience Australia’s Exploring for the Future (EFTF) program with in-kind contributions from the Northern Territory Geological Survey and the Geological Survey of Queensland. This web service d...

Treaties - Australian Maritime Boundaries

OGC:WFS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The service contains all maritime boundaries treaties signed by Australia (NOT ALL ARE IN FORCE). Where the original datum of the treaty is not specified as GDA94, all defined points have been transformed by Geoscience Australia's National Geospatial Reference Systems Section to GDA94.

Tropical Cyclone Hazard Assessment 2018

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

As part of the 2018 Tropical Cyclone Hazard Assessment (TCHA), we compiled the geospatial raster dataset that can be accessible to internal and external users via ArcGIS online and can be integrated for building additional geoprocessing applications. This web service gives more stable and easy access to data and interactive maps. With having separate geospatial layers for each recurrence interval- i.e. 5 through 10000 years, users can toggle betw...

Upper Burdekin Basalt Province Extents

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

The Upper Burdekin Basalt extents web service delivers province extents, detailed geology, spring locations and inferred regional groundwater contours for the formations of the Nulla and McBride Basalts. This work has been carried out as part of Geoscience Australia's Exploring for the Future program.

Upper Burdekin Chloride Mass Balance Recharge

OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The Upper Burdekin Chloride Mass Balance Recharge web service depicts the recharge rates have been estimated at borehole locations in the Nulla and McBride basalt provinces. Using rainfall rates, rainfall chemistry and groundwater chemistry, the recharge rates have been estimated through the Chloride Mass Balance approach.

Upper Burdekin Classified Tasselled Cap Wetness (TCW) Percentage Exceedance Composite

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

The Tasselled Cap Wetness (TCW) percentage exceedance composite represents the behaviour of water in the landscape, as defined by the presence of water, moist soil or wet vegetation at each pixel through time. The summary shows the percentage of observed scenes where the Wetness layer of the Tasselled Cap transform is above the threshold, i.e. where each pixel has been observed as ‘wet’. Areas that retain surface water or wetness in the landscape...

Upper Burdekin Classified Water Observations from Space (WOfS) Summary Statistic

ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

The WOfS summary statistic represents, for each pixel, the percentage of time that water is detected at the surface relative to the total number of clear observations. Due to the 25-m by 25-m pixel size of Landsat data, only features greater than 25m by 25m are detected and only features covering multiple pixels are consistently detected. The WOfS summary statistic was produced over the McBride and Nulla Basalt provinces for the entire period of ...

Upper Burdekin Classified Water Observations from Space (WOfS) Summary Statistic OGC

OGC:WMS

The WOfS summary statistic represents, for each pixel, the percentage of time that water is detected at the surface relative to the total number of clear observations. Due to the 25-m by 25-m pixel size of Landsat data, only features greater than 25m by 25m are detected and only features covering multiple pixels are consistently detected. The WOfS summary statistic was produced over the McBride and Nulla Basalt provinces for the entire period of ...

Upper Burdekin Groundwater Raster Products

OGC:WCS | OGC:WMS | OGC:WMTS

This web service provides access to groundwater raster products for the Upper Burdekin region, including: inferred relative groundwater recharge potential derived from weightings assigned to qualitative estimates of relative permeability based on mapped soil type and surface geology; Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) used to map vegetation with potential access to groundwater in the basalt provinces, and; base surfaces of basalt infer...

Waste Management Facilities

OGC:WFS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WMS

This web service provides access to the Waste Management Facilities dataset and presents the spatial locations of all the known waste management, recycling and reprocessing facilities within Australia, all complemented with feature attribution.

World Bathymetry Base Map (Web Mercator)

OGC:WMS | OGC:WMTS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

World Bathymetry Base Map. The service includes world bathymetry data, and ocean, country, population and natural features. The information was derived from various sources, including Natural Earth and National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) ETOPO2 Global 2 Elevations from the September 2001 data. The service contains layer scale dependencies.

World Bathymetry, Imagery and Hillshade

OGC:WMTS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer

This service includes world bathymetry, elevation (hillshade), and satellite imagery data, and ocean, country, population and natural features. The information was derived from various sources, including Natural Earth and Landsat Imagery. It is a cached service with a Web Mercator Projection. The service contains layer scale dependencies.

World Bathymetry, Imagery and Hillshade (Web Mercator)

OGC:WMTS | OGC:WMS | ESRI:ArcGIS:MapServer | OGC:WCS

This service includes world bathymetry, elevation (hillshade), and satellite imagery data, and ocean, country, population and natural features. The information was derived from various sources, including Natural Earth and Landsat Imagery. It is a cached service with a Web Mercator Projection. The service contains layer scale dependencies.