As a trusted, world-leading geological survey, the Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA) provides objective and authoritative geoscientific data, information and services to support the responsible use of the State’s natural resources.
The long-term strategic priorities of GSWA are divided into four main areas:
Garnering geoscientific knowledge — Building our geological understanding of the State by acquiring and synthesising pre-competitive data, and utilising collaborative research and strategic partnerships.
Transforming our data — Modifying the way we store, analyse and deliver our data to ensure it can move fluidly with emerging technology and innovation.
Strengthening our team — Building capacity for a high-performing workforce by attracting exceptionally skilled people, developing and enhancing their capabilities to ensure they have the resources to excel, and encouraging innovation.
Providing trusted information — Delivering trusted geoscientific information and advice to Western Australia’s government, community and resources industry.
This is GSWA
Learn more about GSWA in this short film featuring staff speaking about its key functions.