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Media Release: Australia’s Lunar Mission

13 October 2021

Media Release: Australia’s Lunar Mission 13 October 2021 The Space Industry Association of Australia (SIAA) welcomes the Australian Space Agency’s partnership with NASA to develop an Australian lunar rover. This is surprising, and exciting news which will provide Australia with a great opportunity to be closely involved in the most significant international space project of…

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Media Release: The Hon Melissa Price MP, Minister for Defence Industry and Minister for Science and Technology

12 October 2021

First Published: October 8 2021   Media Release:  Space industry welcomes appointment of the Hon Melissa Price MP  to lead Australia’s Space Agency and space economy   The Space Industry Association of Australia (SIAA) welcomes the appointment of the Hon. Melissa Price MP as Minister for Science and Technology with responsibility for the Australian Space…

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2021 Southern Space Symposium

17 August 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 moment, the Southern Space Symposium will this year bring space industry together with government and parliament for two days in Canberra to help shape the future agenda for Australian space’s…

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SIAA Membership Guide 2021

29 July 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 for the growth of…

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US-Australia Technology Safeguard Agreement – SIAA & CompTIA Letter

26 July 2021

On 4 May 2021, The CompTIA Space Enterprise Council (SEC) and the Space Industry Association of Australia (SIAA) wrote to the Hon. Antony Blinken and Senator the Hon Marise Payne regarding a US-Australia Technology Safeguard Agreement (TSA).

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Media Release: Advancing Australia in space, commonwealth government announcements on space launch and treaties

01 July 2021

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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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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SIAA AND UK SPACE – PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCED

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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