National datasets

Output Product

National Groundwater Information System

Point of Contact 

The National Groundwater Information System is a spatial database for GIS specialists that contains a range of groundwater information submitted by States and Territories. The System contains more than 800 000 bore locations with associated lithology logs, bore construction logs and hydrostratigraphy logs. 2D and 3D aquifer geometries are also available for some areas.

Dataset Purpose

The groundwater bores dataset collates, standardises and spatially enables groundwater bore and bore log data held by the lead water agency in each State and Territory into a single, national repository. The dataset facilitates spatial, inter-jurisdiction


Complete, current and continuous coverage of Australia