Australian Government response: Joint Standing Committee on Treaties report 188

Date published:
1 June 2020

The Joint Standing Committee on Treaties enquired into the Convention establishing the SKA Observatory (SKAO), as part of a treaty review.

The SKAO is the governing body of the global SKA telescope project.

The Committee supported the Convention and recommended treaty action.

The Government agrees that ratifying the Convention is a crucial step in securing valuable co-hosting rights for the observatory.