Construction of the SKA telescopes has started in Australia and South Africa.
We celebrated the turning of the soil at Inyarrimanha Ilgari Bundara, the CSIRO Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory on 5 December 2022. Australia’s telescope will be built on this remote Western Australian site.
The following guests were at the event:
- The Hon Ed Husic MP, Minister for Industry and Science
- Sabine Winton MLA, Parliamentary Secretary for Premier and Deputy Premier, WA Government
- Prof Phil Diamond, Director General of the SKA Observatory
- Dr Elanor Huntington, Executive Director, National Facilities and Collections, CSIRO
- Rossco Foulkes-Taylor, President, Murchison Shire
- Dr Sarah Pearce, SKA-Low Telescope Director
- Wajarri Yamaji representatives.