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Congratulations Dr Megan Clark AC

14 October 2019

The SIAA extends sincere congratulations to Dr Megan Clark AC on being awarded the 2019 Australian Academy of Science Medal.  

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Survey – arbitration in space related disputes

03 October 2019

This survey is designed to collect information concerning the viability of arbitration in resolving space-related disputes, including current use and industry preferences for future development. Who should complete the survey? Suggested survey participants are legal counsels and advisors for companies that provide space-related products and/or services. To complete the survey click here or use the…

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Boosting Female Founders – space industry consultation

02 October 2019

The Science Commercialisation Policy team within the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is developing the Boosting Female Founders Initiative. The program will contribute to removing barriers for women’s economic participation in the workforce by providing access to finance for startups led by women. They want to hear from stakeholders in the startup and innovation…

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Launch your Space Career – Apply now for a Higher Degree Research Scholarship

28 September 2019

The SmartSat CRC invites expressions of interest for SmartSat Scholarships commencing in 2020. Successful candidates will be enrolled with one of our university partners and will work on applied R&D which align with our research programs. Topics include advanced communications & IoT connectivity advanced satellite systems sensors & AI next generation Earth observation remote sensing analytics…

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Have your say – AGRS market survey

26 September 2019

Geoscience Australia has launched a survey to find out how individuals and businesses could make use of far more accurate positioning information. Where once positioning services such as GPS could deliver accuracy no better than several metres, enhanced services will provide accuracy that will enable people, phones and cars to align spatial data with accuracy…

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Australia to support NASA’s plan to return to the Moon and on to Mars

22 September 2019

The Australian Space Agency and NASA have launched a new partnership on future space cooperation. This includes the opportunity for Australia to join the United States’ Moon to Mars exploration approach, including NASA’s Artemis lunar program. The Australian Government is investing $150 million over five years for Australian businesses and researchers to join NASA’s endeavour,…

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Chair of the Australian Youth Aerospace Forum – nominations open

18 September 2019

Applications are now open for AYAF Chair 2020. The Australian Youth Aerospace Forum Chair is responsible to the AYAA for the complete coordinate, planning and running of the Annual Aerospace Forum. The AYAF Chair will be fully supported by the AYAA executive committee, however, they are required to independently run and coordinate their own organising…

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SIAA Space Industry Development Fund – applications now open

17 September 2019

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. There are two categories of funding: Grants of up to $2,500 to support the organisation and delivery of industry-related events including,…

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Driving space sector growth across the nation

04 September 2019

The Space Infrastructure Fund (SIF) and International Space Investment (ISI) initiative are two programs starting this year. The SIF will fill space infrastructure gaps to support businesses and researchers to participate in the global space economy. The ISI initiative supporting projects will enable Australia to participate in the activities of international space agencies. Read more here.

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Challenges and Opportunities in the Australian Space Industry

04 September 2019

Radio interview with Rod Drury, Chair of SIAA Rod Drury CSC, Chair of the SIAA, participated in an interview on Radio Northern Beaches this morning. Click here to listen to Rod speaking about the space industry in Australia, innovation, moon mining and many other topics.

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