South Australia is the world no.1 for geological databases according to the 2011-2012 Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies.
To provide a comprehensive information and knowledge framework on the state's geosciences and resources through a strategic science-based approach within a collaborative and professional work environment.
Who we are
The Geological Survey of South Australia (GSSA) is part of the Mineral Resources Division of DMITRE.
The GSSA's extensive work programs and ongoing core services contribute to maintaining and exceeding the goals of the state strategic plan and are critical in continuing the growth of the state's minerals and energy resources sector. Much of this work is achieved through the government's PACE 2020 initiative.
To deliver pre-competitive geoscience data to the exploration and mining industry and wider community.
To provide advice across government and to the community on state geosciences, land use planning and geohazards.
The GSSA is structured into three main programs:
Access publicly available minerals, petroleum and geothermal geoscientific information South Australian Resources Information Geoserver (SARIG)