Welcome to the Australia Telescope Outreach and Education website. This site aims to provide the media and the general public with information about the Australia Telescope National Facility. We also provide educational resources on many aspects of astronomy.

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ATNF Overview



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The Director


Senior Secondary School Students



Visiting Our Telescopes

Events and Media Releases


2014 Astronomy from the Ground Up Teacher Workshop at Parkes

Date posted: Wednesday 29 Jan 2014.

Registration for the 2014 Astronomy from the Ground Up teacher workshop at Parkes Observatory, 2 - 4 May is now open. This three-day event is suitable for all science teachers and will equip you with skills, activities, background knowledge and resources for teaching the astronomy-related components of the Australian Curiculum and more. Places for the Parkes workshop are filling up with two-thirds now taken so please register promptly to reserve your place.

Astronomy workshop teacher sessions in Term 1 2014

Date posted: Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

CASS Education Officer Rob Hollow will be running workshop sessions at Science teacher conferences in Melbourne and Brisbane. These include:
a. STAV/AIP Physics Teacher Conference, Monash University, 14 February,
b. STAQ Science is Primary Conference, Brisbane, 15 March.

Universe@CSIRO Blog

Date posted: Tuesday 28 Jan 2014

If you want to keep up to date with recent discoveries in space and find out more about the work of CASS visit our blog. We publish ar least three posts per week and cover a variety of astronomy and space-related topics.