[ASC-media] Media Alert

Sam.Lucia at ga.gov.au Sam.Lucia at ga.gov.au
Mon Nov 24 14:54:38 EST 2003


Australian Government
Geoscience Australia
Media Alert
New EDGE for Australian exploration
For immediate release Monday 24 November 2003
Australia's exploration industry could benefit with the opening this week of
a new three-dimensional visualisation theatre, known as the EDGE, by Ian
Macfarlane, Minister for Industry, Tourism and Resources. 

The EDGE will enable scientists from Geoscience Australia to explore the land
in 3D, providing a competitive edge in attracting international investment in
mineral and petroleum exploration. 


Who: 	Media are invited to attend the opening of the EDGE, followed by
morning tea

When: 	10am, Wednesday 26 November
 
Where: 	Geoscience Australia, Corner of Jerrabomberra Avenue and Hindmarsh
Drive, free visitor parking at the front of building


*	View and photograph the new 3-dimensional theatre in use, 

*	Find out how the information gained from the EDGE will give Australia
an international edge in exploration, and 

*	Arrange interviews and/or photo opportunities with key spokespeople.


For more information, to arrange an interview and/or for images, please
contact, Samantha Lucia, Geoscience Australia on (02) 6249 9438 or 1800 882
035



Samantha Lucia 

Science Communicator
Geoscience Australia
Ph: 61 2 6249 9438
Fax: 61 2 6249 9990
Email: sam.lucia at ga.gov.au
Website: www.ga.gov.au


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