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The Australian Square Kilometre Array social media pages aim to provide you with the latest updates, multimedia and communications about the SKA project and its Australian stakeholders. Through these pages you can connect with international partners, astronomers, researchers, industry members, and the general public in an online conversation about this transformational project.

Social media disclaimer

When you use our social media pages, you are using an external site and are therefore bound by the terms and conditions of use of that site. We encourage you to review the legal policies of that site for further information. We do not endorse, and we are not accountable for, any views expressed by third parties using that site.

The views expressed and information posted by any contributors to Australian SKA Office social media pages are those of the individual sender. The Australian SKA Office accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the views or information posted and disclaims all liability from those views that may be occasioned directly or indirectly through the use of, or reliance, on those views and information. The Australian SKA Office recommends users seek appropriate professional advice prior to relying on, or entering into any commitment based on the views or information posted.

Unless acknowledged as being endorsed by the Australian SKA Office, views expressed are not those of the Australian SKA Office. Further, information is subject to change and therefore the views expressed at a particular time cannot be taken to reflect current views.

Links from external social media sites to other sites are not endorsed by the Australian SKA Office and the Australian SKA Office is not accountable for the content on linked sites or your access to those sites via the links. The Australian SKA Office accepts no responsibility for the information or content of sites that are accessed by links from the Australian SKA Office social media site.

The Commonwealth of Australia, represented by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science – Australian SKA Office excludes all liability to the extent permissible by law.

Acceptable use

The Australian SKA Office welcomes your participation to support and contribute to its social media pages. Your comments, posts, messages and input are welcome, provided they encourage a respectful dialogue.

Please apply common sense and courtesy when making comments. The Australian SKA Office reserves the right to remove posts at its sole discretion. The following behaviour will not be tolerated and such comments will be reported and/or deleted and users will be blocked:

  • content that is defamatory, offensive, obscene, vulgar or depicting violence
  • acting in a manner which is abusive, harassing, stalking, threatening or attacking others
  • language that is hateful, targets race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, nationality and/or political beliefs
  • spamming
  • commercial solicitation or solicitation of donations
  • trolling or deliberately disrupting discussion
  • violations of any intellectual property rights
  • content encouraging illegal activity


We are committed to maintaining your privacy and ask that you respect the privacy of others when posting on our social media pages. Your use of any social media platform is subject to the terms and conditions of that site. The Australian SKA Office is not responsible, liable for and does not endorse the privacy practices of social media sites, such as Twitter, or any other linked websites. Your use of social media pages and any linked websites is at your own risk.

The Australian SKA Office may record information posted to its social media pages and use that information for the purpose of administering this page.

Please note as an Australian Government agency, the Australian SKA Office as a representative of the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 1988 with respect to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information. For more information please refer to the department’s privacy policy here


Please note that our social media pages will only be monitored during business hours (9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday, AEST). Should you wish to contact the Australian SKA Office or one of its partners directly, please find the most appropriate address here.






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