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Airservices Australia tests new satellite navigation system in regional centres

20 July 2018

Airservices Australia has successfully trialled a new, advanced satellite navigation system aimed at improving safety and efficiency at regional and rural airports.

National Positioning Infrastructure Capability Newsletter 6

20 June 2018

There have been significant developments in the Positioning for the Future program that I`m excited to update you on.

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Sharper GPS to aid autonomous driving

09 May 2018

Driverless cars get $225m budget boost to make GPS accurate to within centimetres.

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Budget lift-off for Royal Flying Doctors Service

09 May 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has welcomed the budget's $260m in funding for global positioning system (GPS) technology and satellite imagery.

CEO statement on Budget 2018-19

09 May 2018

I welcome the Australian Government's commitment in Budget 2018-19 to invest over $260 million in Geoscience Australia's work to develop world leading capabilities and technology that will help shape the future of industry and business in Australia.

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Satellite technology improving safety and efficiency in our skies

26 April 2018

Air transport in remote and regional Australia is set to be transformed by a new satellite positioning technology currently being trialled by Geoscience Australia.

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Smooth sailing for satellite positioning technology trial

26 March 2018

Mega liner Ovation of the Seas is the latest vessel to test highly accurate positioning technology, as part of the trial of a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) for the Australasian region.


Workshops on Japan's latest satellite technology to highlight opportunities for Australian businesses

01 February 2018

Geoscience Australia will help deliver workshops on industrial applications of Japan's Quasi Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) to be held in Sydney (6 February) and Melbourne (8 February) 2018.

National Positioning Infrastructure Capability Newsletter 5

28 August 2017

I am pleased to share with you the latest update on the National Positioning Infrastructure (NPI) Capability project. Efforts since the last newsletter have continued to focus on the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) test-bed.

National Positioning Infrastructure Capability Newsletter 4

30 May 2017

I am pleased to share with you the latest update on the National Positioning Infrastructure Capability (NPIC) project. Efforts since the last newsletter have focused on the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) Test-bed Project.

Trial of positioning technology across nine industries

10 April 2017

Geoscience Australia and the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI) are looking for Australian businesses in nominated industries who are interested in improving the capability of their positioning technology.

National Positioning Infrastructure Capability Newsletter 3

31 March 2017

I am pleased to share with you the latest update on the National Positioning Infrastructure Capability project

National Positioning Infrastructure Capability Newsletter 2

21 February 2017

I am pleased to share with you the latest update on the National Positioning Infrastructure Capability project.

Technology companies join Australian national positioning project

10 February 2017

Geoscience Australia announced today that technology companies GMV, Inmarsat and Lockheed Martin have joined Australia's two-year national positioning project.

National Positioning Infrastructure Capability Newsletter 1

17 January 2017

I am pleased to finally share with you some exciting developments related to positioning technology in Australia.

Geoscience Australia A/CEO statement on funding for national positioning project

17 January 2017

I welcome the Australian Government's announcement that it will invest $12 million over three years to improve the capability of Australia's positioning infrastructure.

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