|IPS Radio and Space Services of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology will hold a one day space weather workshop in the Bureau offices in Sydney. For more details see Space Weather Workshop.|
|The second Australian Off Earth Mining Forum will be held in Sydney at the Australian Technology Park.|
For more details see ACSER.
|The United Nations General Assembly has declared this
time in October as World Space Week "To celebrate each year
at the international level the contributions of space science and
technology to the betterment of the human condition". The theme for this year is "Deep Space DISCOVERY".
World Space Week
|The 15th Australian Space Research Conference (ASRC) will be held this year in Canberra at the University of New South Wales campus on the Australian Defence Forces Academy. Jointly sponsored by the National Committee for Space and Radio Science and the National Space Society of Australia, and with support from the Australian Space Research Institute and the Mars Society of Australia, it will cover the areas of space science, space engineering, space industry, government space and space education and outreach. This year will also include the 3rd Australian Workshop on Space Situational Awareness. More details can be found at ASRC-15. Details of previous conferences can be found at Australian Space Science Conference.|
|The 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting and General Meeting of the Astronomical Society of Australia will be held at The Esplanade Hotel In Fremantle, Western Australia. It will be hosted by the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research and Curtin University. For more details see ASAM2015.|
|The planets Venus and Jupiter will come to within a third of a degree from each other as observed from the Earth, forming a spectacular planetary pair visible in the early evening sky.|
|A total lunar eclipse will be visible from Australia between about 0900 and 1500 UT. For more details see Eclipses@NASA.|
|The Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research at the University of New South Wales will hold a conference on "Launching Cubesats for and from Australia".
A wide range of speakers will discuss the design, construction and launch of smallsats for and eventually from Australia.|
For more details see ACSER.
|The Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife has terminated the employment of all permanent staff at the Perth Observatory. This Observatory was the longest running state government observatory in Australia. The Perth Observatory Volunteer Group has been given permission to continue running the visitor program for an indefinite period. More details at Perth Observatory.|
Astronomy WA is a collective formed from a variety of organisations who all share a keen interest in sharing astronomy with the people of Western Australia.