In partnership with the Australian Space Agency, the Space Industry Association of Australia will host the Southern Space Symposium at the National Press Club in Canberra on 29-30 November 2021. The Southern Space Symposium is the Australian space industry’s flagship annual conference, bringing together space industry experts and decision-makers from across Australia. At a pivotal…

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PDF Membership Guide 2021   The Space Industry Association of Australia has been the lead voice promoting the development of Australia’s space industry since 1992. The Association successfully hosted the 2017 International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, which catalysed the formation of the Australian Space Agency. SIAA’s trusted relationships ensure the association can lead the agenda…

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The Space Industry Association of Australia (SIAA) welcomes announcements made today by the Commonwealth Government which will accelerate the progress of Australia’s space industry.   Earlier today Australia’s Foreign, Trade, and Industry Ministers announced that Australia will begin negotiations on a bilateral agreement with the United States, the Technology Safeguards Agreement (TSA), which will remove…

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Yesterday the Hon Karen Andrews MP share the exciting news re the granting of the first ever launch facility licence. From the media release: “Australia’s space sector is set to rocket to new heights, with the first ever launch facility licence granted to local company Southern Launch. The launch facility licence for the Koonibba Test…

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Australian Space Agency Comms Technologies & Services Roadmap Info Session

The Agency will be hosting an information session to discuss and answer questions on the partial cost recovery consultation on Friday 19 March. The Australia Space Agency is conducting a consultation process to inform the amendment of the Space (Launches and Returns) (Insurance) Rules 2019 to implement cost recovery and to inform the development of a cost recovery…

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HANDS ACROSS THE WATER… AND SPACE! UKspace and the Space Industry Association of Australia (SIAA) have welcomed today’s signing of the UK-Australia ‘Space Bridge’ Framework Agreement which could provide significant new opportunities for space companies in both countries. The new partnership – designed to increase knowledge exchange and investment across the two countries’ space sectors – is the first…

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INFO SESSIONS The Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI) is now open with funding available for the Space National Manufacturing Priority. An online information session by AusIndustry will provide an overview of the Manufacturing Translation and Integration streams, including eligibility requirements and key points from the assessment criteria. The information session will also provide some general tips…

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The Morrison Government’s game-changing investment to super-charge manufacturing and grow jobs is now open to businesses, with applications sought under the $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI). Businesses with projects in the space sector are the first to be able to apply for grants to help them commercialise ideas or processes, or integrate into global…

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A new agreement between the Australian and Indian Governments will further unlock space collaboration between the two countries as the sectors continue to grow and create jobs. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the new agreement strengthens existing ties between Australia and India and allows the two countries to work closer than…

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Media Release from the Hon Karen Andrews MP: The Morrison Government is continuing to back the space industry on its mission to greater heights, with Enrico Palermo commencing today as the new Head of the Australian Space Agency. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said Mr Palermo, the former Chief Operating Officer of…

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