Space Industry Grants

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Space launch industry rockets ahead

26 March 2021

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 implementing partial cost recovery consultation

17 March 2021

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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SIAA Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into developing Australia’s Space Industry

25 February 2021

SIAA members may be interested in reading the final SIAA submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into developing Australia’s Space Industry, which we compiled with input from many of our members. Thank you to all members who contributed to this very important Inquiry. SIAA Submission Parliamentary Inquiry

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24 February 2021

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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The Modern Manufacturing Initiative is open

22 February 2021

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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19 February 2021

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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Australia and India expand cooperation in space

18 February 2021

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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New Space Agency Head on Mission to Grow Industry

29 January 2021

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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SIAA Members Town Hall (Members Only Webinar)

19 January 2021

SIAA MEMBERS TOWN HALL This is the first SIAA Members Only webinar for 2021, and we are inviting all of our members to join our new CEO, James Brown, and our Chairperson, Dr Tim Parsons, as they share their vision for the SIAA and the space industry in Australia. If you are an SIAA member…

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Space Infrastructure Fund – Space Payload Qualification Facilities

15 January 2021

The countdown is on… just 6 days before applications close… The Space Payload Qualification Facilities grant provides Aussie companies or research institutions with up to $2.5 million, to fund up to 75% for the development of space payload qualification facilities. Find out more:   

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