Australia Telescope Time Assignment Committee
Industry, Innovation and Science (part of the Jobs and Innovation Portfolio)
The Australia Telescope Time Assignment Committee (TAC) is advisory to the ATNF Director and is a sub-committee to the Australia Telescope Steering Committee. The TAC assesses proposals submitted for observing time with the Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA), the Parkes radio telescope, the Mopra radio telescopes and the Long Baseline Array. Service proposals for the Tidbinbilla 70-m antenna are also assessed. Time is allocated on the basis of scientific merit. The TAC members are appointed by the Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF) Steering Committee.
Type of Body
D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation
Established By / Under
Principal Body / Management Board / Senior Executive Officer
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
9 October 2014