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This has been bothering me for some time so I figured I would put it out there.

Does anyone know the SRID for an equal area projection that is suitable for the whole of Australia?

I realize that I could make my own (which I have done) but I am looking for one that is present already that I can use in both Postgres and Proj4

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You could try the GDA94 / Australian Albers (EPSG:3577), or the Australian Albers (EPSG:17365).

Hope this helps!

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EPSG:3577 is exactly what I was after! –  Kelso Oct 26 '10 at 3:57
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