An ASKAP antenna at the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory. Image Credit: Ant Schinckel, CSIRO.




Welcome to Astronomy Australia Ltd

Our vision: Australian based astronomers will have access to the best astronomical research infrastructure.

AAL will achieve this vision by engaging with astronomers in support of the national research infrastructure priorities of the Australian astronomy decadal plan, and advising the Australian Government on the investments necessary to realise those priorities.

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27th January 2016: Applications are now open for a position to represent Australia on the GMT Science Advisory Committee. The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is a next generation optical/infra-red telescope, and will have the resolving power of a 24.5 metre primary mirror. AAL is a founding member of GMTO Corporation and is entitled to nominate an astronomer to the GMT Science Advisory Committee.

Further details can be found on AAL's advertisment page. Applications close at 9AM AEDT on 10th February 2016.

8th December 2015: AAL is delighted to see long-term support for NCRIS and Australian involvement in the SKA announced within the Australian Federal Government's Innovation package.

23rd November 2015: Welcome to AAL's newest and 16th member, University of Southern Queensland, and their representative Prof Brad Carter!


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