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Digital Earth Australia funded under Australia Technology and Science Growth Plan

MELBOURNE, THURSDAY 10 MAY 2018: The CRCSI welcomes the announcement the Australian Government will provide Digital Earth Australia (DEA) with $36.9 million over three years from 2019-20 and $12.8 million ongoing.

10
May
2018

National Positioning Infrastructure well placed in the Federal Budget

MELBOURNE, THURSDAY 10 MAY 2018: The CRCSI welcomes the 2018 Federal Budget with funding of $64.0 million over four years from 2018-19 and $11.7 million in ongoing funding from 2022-23 for the National Positioning Infrastructure (NPI).

10
May
2018

SBAS for better positioning funded in the budget

MELBOURNE, THURSDAY 10 MAY 2018: The CRCSI welcomes the announcement that the Australian Government will provide $160.9 million over four years from 2018-19 and $39.2 million in ongoing funding from 2022-23 to improve the accuracy, integrity and availability of satellite navigation through a Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS). This will realise the SBAS test-bed which is currently running across Australia-New Zealand.

10
May
2018

CEO statement on Federal Budget 2018-19

The CRCSI welcomes the announced funding to Geoscience Australia of $262m over the next few years, with $63m ongoing.  Geoscience Australia provides a critical mass of Australia’s expertise in geology, geophysics, geodesy, satellite imagery, and topographic mapping, and has been a key supporter and core partner of the CRCSI from our inception.

10
May
2018

Global Outlook 2018

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Every two years the CRCSI undertakes the mighty task of summarising trends --- from many sources --- affecting the global spatial industry. This year’s edition builds on the previous Global Outlook reports published in 2014 and 2016.

4
May
2018

New ties made with Europe

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CANBERRA, Wednesday 7 March 2018: The European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC) and the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI) through Spatial Information Systems Research Ltd (SISR), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Representatives from the EARSC member companies AIRBUS, e-geos, Earth-i, Geospatial Enabling Technologies, GMV, Planet, and Sinergise attended the ceremony.

7
Mar
2018

Significant opportunity on horizon

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Are you looking for new funding opportunities? Do you want to build new relationships with leading remote sensing companies from Australia and the European Union? That's good. Because we are hosting the European Remote Sensing Industry Mission to Australia, where you can do both!

20
Feb
2018

Turning people-centred spatial information into policy

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In October, the CRCSI together with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) and the Australian Institute for Health & Welfare (AIHW) convened a Roundtable discussion to explore the challenges and actions outlined in a recently released paper, Location Matters – realising the value of people centred spatial information to inform policy. The Roundtable brought policy and spatial data experts together to determine how best spatial expertise can be accessed to meet the needs of policy development. Participants from the Roundtable worked together to modify and prioritise the actions highlighted in the report.

13
Feb
2018

NZ tech firm tests ground-breaking satellite technology

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Satellites orbiting more than 20,000km above the earth’s surface are now trying to locate and record what lies beneath in a new trans-Tasman initiative spearheaded by Christchurch geospatial technology company Orbica.

31
Jan
2018

Japan-Australia Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) Half Day Workshops in Sydney and Melbourne in February 2018

Workshops are being held to showcase applications of the Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) positioning service in Sydney on 6 February 2018 and in Melbourne on 8 February 2018 under the Memorandum of Co-operation between the Ministry of the Economy Trade and Industry (METI Japan) and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS).

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Jan
2018