As you know, the rapid spread of COVID-19 has led to the WHO declaring this a global pandemic.

The GSA Business Office is now temporarily closed with our staff working remotely. We will update all members when the office reopens. Please do not contact the office by phone as there will be nobody to take your call. If you have any enquiries, please email

Not unexpectedly, some events, meetings, talks, workshops and conferences have been cancelled, however we will be sending online geoscience content and aiming to keep you informed. Tune into our Facebook and Twitter accounts for additional content!

We will frequently monitor and assess the situation and change our policy as appropriate. We will keep members updated.

Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time and I sincerely hope you remain safe and well.

Best wishes

Joanna Parr
GSA President

PS: To kick start our links to video presentations, we are showcasing 16 geoscience video presentations from the Geological Survey of South Australia Discovery Day. Go to GeoscienceVideo and scroll down to Presentations and Videos to see what is on offer


9-12 February 2021 - Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2021: Core to Cosmos

Details: The convention will showcase current trends and advances in earth science, including the latest findings on the deep structure and composition of our planet, our diverse crust and surface environments, developments in the energy and resources sectors and critically, the essential role that geoscience plays in our sustainable future. Themes for the convention include:
Theme 1: Energy and resources
Theme 2: Earth structure
Theme 3: Core to crust
Theme 4: Crust, surface and cosmos
Theme 5: Geoscience in society, education and environment
Theme 6: Earth observations and models

Location: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania
Website: Click here
Abstract submissions open March 10

GSA Endowment Fund Awards

Applications are invited for the GSA Endowment Fund Awards. These Awards are designed to support Australian students undertaking studies in the Earth Sciences at an approved Australian educational institution. Awards are not restricted to GSA members. For more details and an application form go to our Endowment Fund Page
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 3rd April 2020

Click here to download the GSA Endowment Fund 2020 Flyer


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