GSWA publications and maps

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA) is a division within the department that publishes a vast amount of pre-competitive geoscience information on the State, contributing to billions of dollars’ worth of resources for exploration and development.

GSWA has released almost 5000 geological products including books, maps and data packages. Maps, USB data packages, and premium publications are available to download free of charge (as PDFs) and/or purchase as hardcopies via the online cart on the eBookshop.

Find recent publications and the geological book series WA unearthed. A list of all State map and statewide datasets is also available.

Alternatively, these products can be purchased from the Information Centre, First Floor, Mineral House, 100 Plain Street, East Perth, WA 6004, Australia, Tel: +61 8 9222 3459; Fax: +61 8 9222 3444.

Records, reports, bulletins and non-series books cannot be purchased in hardcopy but are all available as PDFs to view and as a free download.
 

The Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA) publishes a vast amount of pre-competitive geoscience information on the State, contributing to billions of dollars’ worth of resources for exploration and development.

Using eBookshop

Most products are available as a free download, including GSWA posters, promotional material and flyers. Please see the help section for details about accessing the products on eBookshop. If you have further questions, please email the bookshop for more information.

Geoscience publications (in eBookshop)

Using GeoVIEW.WA

Select Search Tools: GSWA Catalogue and then select an area of interest to obtain a list of products relating to that area.

Interactive geological map (GeoVIEW.WA)

Using online catalogue

Catalogue of Geoscience Products 1980-2009
Cover of Catalogue of pre-1980 geological publications

Catalogue of geoscience products 1980–2009 lists all books, maps and digital packages published between 1980 and 2009. It includes:

  • detailed index maps
  • 1:2 500 000 to 1:50 000 series maps — geological, geochemical, geophysical, urban and environmental
  • all other project maps at various scales published since 1970
  • listings of all publications.

Catalogue of pre-1980 geological publications lists all books published between 1898 and 1979.

Note: These publications are no longer maintained because of our online search facility. However, some customers find them useful so they have been included here for reference.

GSWA indexes

Other ways of accessing information

RSS feed

To receive information on recent releases as they are released, subscribe to our RSS feed.

Subscribe to GSWA eNewsletter

To stay up to date with the latest news, new products and services such as geophysics releases, workshops, events and latest releases, subscribe to our GSWA eNewsletter.

Subscribe to GSWA quarterly newsletter Fieldnotes

To have a hard copy of our quarterly newsletter ‘Fieldnotes’ mailed to you, please email publications@dmirs.wa.gov.au and provide your name and physical address.

 

Contact
For more information contact:
publications@dmirs.wa.gov.au