Lauren Swann

Creator and author


Lauren holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from Monash University and a Master of Teaching (Primary and Secondary) from Deakin University. She is a passionate teacher and geoscientist, interested in all-things nature, science education, community and Geotourism.

She currently works as an Exploration Geologist, writing guides for Weekend Geology in her spare time.


This site is supported by the Geological Society of Australia: Victoria Division. The mission of the Geological Society of Australia is to promote and advance Earth Science. This website is all about Geotourism, which is a fantastic way to show off the geology and landscape of Victoria and help people to see the value of Geoscience.

Professional Learning

Practical Geocommunication
October 2022

Earth and Environmental Science Stage 1 and 2
CrookED Science
November 2019

Geoscience Communication in Primary and Middle Schools
Out There Learning
December 2022

Professional Communities

Founding Board Member
Australian Geoparks Network
Dec 2020 – Current

Committee Member
Digital Transformation
Australian Geoscience Council
Dec 2022 – Current

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Greg McNamara says:

    Hi there
    Greg McNamara here – we briefly met at the AGCC.
    I’d like to run an opinion piece about your weekend work for the AGC education newsletter GeoEdLink .. I need 500-1000 words plus some photographs [including one with you in it] asap
    See: http://www.geoed.com.au/AGCnletter/archive.html for examples …


  2. Bpb Winters says:

    My grandson and I are going to have a load of new geological experiences thanks to your website. Thanks


  3. John W says:

    The Melbourne Bushwalkers salute you! Thank you for your wonderful explanations of the Earth Beneath our Walking Feet. http://mbw.org.au


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