Western Australia’s first space satellite is set to launch into space this week as part of the CRS-23 commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station, scheduled to take off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on 28 August.
Binar-1 is the first integrated satellite fully designed and built in Western Australia. The state-of-the-art spacecraft has been developed by a team of students and engineers at Curtin’s Space Science Technology Centre (SSTC), in conjunction with the European Space Agency (ESA) and Tokyo-based startup Space BD. After it is launched on 28 August, the spacecraft […]
Premier Mark McGowan and Deputy Premier Roger Cook today announced John Langoulant AO as the new Agent General for Western Australia in the United Kingdom/Europe region.
The Western Australian Government was proud to participate in the Energy Industries Council’s (EIC) annual Energy Exports Conference, to showcase hydrogen opportunities in the State
The Agent General, Mike Deeks CSC, was pleased to join the London Chapter of the Rottnest Foundation for their latest event, highlighting recent developments on Western Australia’s Rottnest Island.
It is unfortunate that, yet again, we are unable to meet in person to celebrate Western Australia Day. Our Governor, the Honourable Kim Beazley AC, has prepared a short video message, to join us in wishing the many West Australians living overseas, a happy WA Day .
Western Australia company, LatConnect 60 and the UK’s Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) have entered into an industry partnership, becoming the first to do so under the Australia-UK Space Bridge.
For Derick Markwell, Managing Director and Founder of Roborigger, all it took was a fortuitous conversation at a networking event in 2015, to provide the inspiration for an innovative device. From a factory in Perth, Western Australia, Roborigger is revolutionising lifting operations providing a safer and more efficient environment for personnel on worksites. We couldn’t wait to speak to Derick to find out more about their device and international expansion plans.
We give thanks this day for the peace and security we enjoy, which was won for us through the courage and devotion of those who gave their lives in time of war.
As we pause to reflect on the true Christian meaning of Easter, we also use this time to relax, where possible spend time with families and friends, and to celebrate how fortunate we are to be Western Australian. I trust you are able to do this, this weekend.
Western Australian women have been, and continue to be, a driving force behind the state’s key political movements and industry sectors.
The global space sector is growing at pace and Western Australia continues to hold its position as a key player in the industry.
For many West Australians abroad, this Australia Day is like no other and the distance to our home state may feel even greater for us all, with the pandemic continuing to challenge our resilience. Today, as we reflect on the past year, we celebrate the courage and strength of our collective communities.
As the year draws to a close, it is appropriate that we take stock of our achievements during this most challenging of times, acknowledge our many friends, family and colleagues who have assisted us on our journey, and then turn our gaze forward to the coming year ahead.