Volcanoes of Australia | John Seach


Volcanoes in Australia are the result of hotspot activity.
Most volcanoes are extinct, but there is a province in Victoria which is dormant, and may erupt in the future.

Australia's currently active volcanoes are Heard Island, and McDonald Islands.

Kanawinka Global Geopark

Australian Islands

North Queensland

Central Queensland Southern Queensland
Northern NSW Central and Southern NSW

Torres Strait


South Australia Victoria Pacific Ocean

Tasmania volcanic regions

Tasman Sea


Burning Mountain
Non-volcanic emissions of hot gas and sulphur in rural NSW, Australia.

Mystery Craters
Craters located near Bundaberg, which might have volcanic origin.

Recent Australian Tsunamis
Ancient Australian Tsunamis
Volcanic Tsunamis

Further reading
Sutherland 1995, The Volcanic Earth, UNSW Press, Sydney.