• Tim Wilson MP |  Space Activities Amendment Bill
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    Tim Wilson MP | Space Activities Amendment Bill

    Deputy Speaker, the future is going to be awesome, and that is the basis on which I support this piece of legislation, a piece of legislation which enables this country to engage more proactively in the potential of the horizons beyond us and in the wonderful world of space for whatever we may choose to do. We know that the global space economy is now worth some $450 billion. That’s measured in dollars; but the horizon of opportunities in what the space industry provides us, in technology, in science, in the pursuit of what we can achieve as people, is so much greater and is so exciting. We are an…

  • Amanda Nguyen, Civil Rights Activist and Nobel Peace Prize Nominee | MAKERS
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    Amanda Nguyen, Civil Rights Activist and Nobel Peace Prize Nominee | MAKERS

    People ask me well why is the system so broken and the honest answer to that is that the law has a gender and that gender isn’t female when I was a kid I loved space I wanted to be an astronaut people would often joke that I’d run into things because I was too busy looking up at the sky my parents were refugees from Vietnam and so I grew up understanding quite viscerally the cost of freedom and what that means and to never take that for granted you I have never fully understood the definition of lonely as much as I did when I walked out of…