Australian SKA Committees

The Australian SKA Committees supports the global SKA project.

Australian SKA coordination committee

Roles and responsibilities

The Australian SKA coordination committee (ASCC) responsibilities include:

  • maintaining governance arrangements between project partners
  • ensuring the readiness of the Australian SKA site
  • contributing to project design and implementation
  • providing policy frameworks.

ASCC members

Australian SKA coordination committee chair (representing the Australian Government)
Australian SKA coordination committee deputy chair | Science advisory committee member | Interim executive director, International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research
Australian SKA coordination committee member (representing the Government of Western Australia)
Australian SKA coordination committee member (representing the CSIRO)
Science advisory committee chair | Australian SKA coordination committee member | CSIRO SKA Project Scientist, CSIRO Space and Astronomy
Australian SKA coordination committee member | Australian member of the Science and Engineering Advisory Committee
Australian SKA coordination committee expert member
Australian SKA coordination committee expert member | Chief Executive Officer, Astronomy Australia Limited
Australian SKA coordination committee independent member | Deputy executive director, International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research

Science advisory committee

Roles and responsibilities

The Science advisory committee (SAC):

  • provides scientific advice to the ASCC
  • provides advice that supports the delivery and protection of the Australian SKA site
  • contributes to the project’s design and implementation.

The SAC meets at least 3 times each year.

SAC members

The SAC members have diverse radio astronomy and science backgrounds.

Science advisory committee chair | Australian SKA coordination committee member | CSIRO SKA Project Scientist, CSIRO Space and Astronomy
Science advisory committee member | University of Sydney
Science advisory committee member | Professor of Astronomy, Australian National University
Science advisory committee member | Associate Professor of Radio Astronomy, Curtin University
Australian SKA coordination committee deputy chair | Science advisory committee member | Interim executive director, International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research
Science advisory committee member | Adjunct Fellow, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Macquarie University