About AGIA

AGIA’s Objectives
The Australian Geoscience Information Association (AGIA) Incorporated (Inc.) is a national group made up of people and organisations working in any area of the geosciences at the professional level, and acts as a medium of communication for all those interested in geoscience information.
The objects of the Association are:

  • to initiate, aid, promote and improve the exchange of information in the earth sciences and related areas;
  • to encourage mutual co-operation among users and processors of earth sciences and resources information; and
  • to maintain links between members and geoscience information organisations in Australia and overseas.

Through AGIA you will be able to meet other geoscience information professionals and share contributions and debate on a wide range of topics, including:

  • the WWW, networking, grid computing
  • Public domain access
  • Sustainable data
  • Collections
  • Data deluge
  • Data formats
  • Databases
  • Standards
  • Resource description & analysis

AGIA’s activities include seminars, workshops and conferences, always with plenty of opportunities to network in pleasant surroundings. The Association’s website provides access to AGIA’s newsletter – The Great Australian Byte – and links to useful resources. Read more about membership benefits here  ‎

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AGIA also has a group on LinkedIn® – click the logo to join


AGIA is a member of the Australian Geoscience Council Inc

 Other AGC member societies include Association of Exploration GeochemistsAustralasian Institute of Mining and MetallurgyAustralian Institute of Geoscientists  | Australian Chapter, International Association of HydrogeologistsAustralian Society of Exploration GeophysicistsGeological Society of AustraliaPetroleum Exploration Society of Australia