CSIRO’s GISERA was established to provide independent scientific research that contributes constructively and objectively to understanding the impacts of Australia’s onshore gas industry.
Research conducted through GISERA is informed by, and is of benefit to, the broader community. Research outcomes aim to assist decision making across all impacted stakeholder groups.
Learn more about GISERA’s research projects according to research theme and by state/ territory below. Or use the interactive map to identify past and current projects according to location.
Experience some of our research from the past 10 years via our interactive web tool, Take a Tour. It is an engaging web-based journey showcasing a selection of research on the impacts of gas development, across Australia. You can also review a snapshot of some past and current projects in our 2022 Research summary brochure.
Research by location
New South Wales
GISERA expanded its social and environmental research focus to NSW in 2015. Work was initially focused around the Macarthur and Narrabri regions of NSW.
In September 2018, GISERA partnered with the Northern Territory Government to deliver independent and transparent advice on gas development in the Territory.
Since GISERA’s launch in 2011, over 30 projects have commenced in Qld and most have been completed. Work has been centered around the Surat Basin.
In 2018, GISERA partnered with the South Australian Government to investigate the environmental, social and economic impacts of conventional gas development in South East South Australia.