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  • Space, a uniquely Australian opportunity

    Martin Duursma     |      January 12, 2018

    Martin Duursma, a partner at Main Sequence Ventures (The CSIRO Innovation Fund) suggests that 2018 will be the year that the Australian space ecosystem kicks into high gear.

  • Australia looks to the stars for new industries

    Flavia Tata Nardini     |      January 10, 2018

    Australia is undergoing a huge transformation in its space industry. Co-Founder and CEO of Fleet Space Technologies Flavia Tata Nardini comments on the recent developments.

  • The inexorable rise of the sharing economy in 2018

    Roland Tam     |      January 9, 2018

    The sharing economy shows no signs of slowing down. Roland Tam, co-founder of space sharing marketplace ‘Spacer’, shares his predictions for the sharing economy in 2018.

  • Lessons from the past for a new Australian space agency

    Kerrie Dougherty     |      January 8, 2018

    In light of the government’s national space agency announcement, Kerrie Dougherty reviews Australia’s prior attempts at establishing an agency/space program and the lessons that should be drawn from their failure.

  • Our year in review – 2017

    Emma Johnson     |      December 22, 2017

    Open Forum received some wonderful contributions throughout 2017. Editor Emma Johnson goes through some of the smart, specialised and astute content that keeps Open Forum engaged in a high-quality conversation on the social, political, environmental and cultural issues that matter.