Welcome to the Australian Centre for Astrobiology


The Australian Centre for Astrobiology is the only centre of astrobiological research in Australia. We are an Associate Member of the NASA Astrobiology Institute–one of only two in the world. Founded by Prof. Malcolm Walter in July 2001 at Macquarie University, then moved to UNSW in 2008, the ACA also has close links with the European Space Agency and other international space agencies and institutions around the world.