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Second Generation SBAS in Australia and New Zealand

Description

As part of the Australian Government’s National Positioning Infrastructure (NPI) Capability, Geoscience Australia is leading a nation-wide test project of a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS).

An SBAS will overcome the current gaps in our mobile and radio communications and, when combined with on-ground operational infrastructure and services, will ensure that accurate positioning information can be received anytime and anywhere within Australia.

The two-year project will test two new satellite positioning technologies including next generation SBAS and Precise Point Positioning, which will provide positioning accuracies of several decimetres and five centimetres respectively.