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State of Space Report – 2018/2019

27 May 2020

The 2019 State of Space Report documents the Australian Government’s civil space responsibilities and activities from 1 January 2018 to 30 June 2019. The Australian Space Agency was established on 1 July 2018. This is the Agency’s first report. It covers activities under the strategic pillars of the Australian Civil Space Strategy, which focus on…

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Space Industry Report released

20 May 2020

KPMG yesterday released their report “30 voices on 2030”, a commentary from some space industry leaders concerning their thoughts for the future of our industry. According to KPMG: “30 Voices on 2030 – The future of space brings together the different perspectives of 30 senior leaders from the space industry around the world – heads of…

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Australian manufacturing in a post-COVID world – Hon Karen Andrews MP (televised event)

19 May 2020

There’s been a renewed focus on Australian manufacturing during the COVID-19 pandemic, with local companies stepping up to expand or establish production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The pandemic has highlighted opportunities for Australian manufacturing and also exposed some gaps in our sovereign capability. Minister Andrews will address the Press Club about what the pandemic…

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ESA – Call for Ideas about Space Resources!

12 May 2020

The European Space Agency is planning a competition on Space Resources and looking for innovative ideas from mining experts, inventive companies, and researchers. Winners of the intended competition would receive funding from ESA to develop their idea. Check it out

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GRAVITY challenge

06 May 2020

Have you registered? GRAVITY Challenge is a national technology innovation program for corporate entities, entrepreneurs and universities to design and build solutions to real industry, social and environmental problems using space data and capability. GRAVITY Challenge brings together Corporate Challengers and Innovators to collaborate and create solutions to some of society’s biggest challenges. In 2020 Challengers…

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Australian Space OUTLOOK 2020

06 May 2020

If you are an SIAA member you will receive a FREE copy of the Australian Space OUTLOOK magazine. Jam packed with relevant and interesting Space related articles, including an introduction from our Chair (David Ball), interviews with Dr Andrew Thomas AO, the Australian Space Agency and much more, we hope you enjoy reading this wonderful…

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Space Industry Development Fund

05 May 2020

Applications are now being accepted for SIAA grants under the Space Industry Development Fund. The SIAA Board has allocated an annual amount from its budget to support member activities that align with our mission of promoting and assisting the development of a viable and self-sustaining Australian space sector. Grants of up to $2,500 will be…

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DEWC Systems to enhance ADF’s space capability

04 May 2020

Minister for Defence, the Hon. Melissa Price MP, announced last Friday $14.6 million worth of new Defence Innovation Hub contracts.  DEWC Systems was the only South Australian based company awarded a DIH contract in this round. According to the Defence media released, DEWC Systems is expected to develop a sovereign, space-based tactical sensor system which,…

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Australian Tech Competition

29 April 2020

The Australian Technologies Competition seeks to identify and accelerate Australian technology ‘scaleups’ with the greatest global potential. ​Supported by the Department of Industry, Science, Energy & Resources, the Industry Growth Centres and Industry partners, the Competition will celebrate its tenth Anniversary in 2020.  From the time of its inauguration, the Competition has created an alumni pool of…

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New dates for 71st and 72nd IAC

28 April 2020

The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) has announced that it will be hosting an IAC 2020 in a virtual format. The 71st International Astronautical Congress – The CyberSpace Edition will take place in homes and offices around the world during 12 – 14 October 2020. Please make sure to mark those dates in your calendar and stay tuned for additional…

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