Space technology and services benefit all Australians. Space-based technology underpins a lot of the daily conveniences Australians have come to expect.
- weather forecasting
- emergency management
- internet access
- online banking
Space technology can also assist:
- farmers to monitor the health of their crops
- emergency response workers track bushfires
- autonomous mining vehicles
Securing the future of Australia’s space sector is at the core of Advancing Space: Australian Civil Space Strategy 2019-2028. The Australian space sector is a set of space-related activities along the space value chain. See all Agency publications.
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We’re focusing on market gaps, emerging areas and areas of competitive advantage. Collaboration between government, our R&D sector and industry is growing. Our space economy is strong in production areas and we're building upstream capabilities.
Read more about developing national capability.
Australia's space capability is stronger because we take part in:
- international forums
We also leverage global partnerships to open the door to Australian innovators.
Read more about how we’re leading international collaboration.
We authorise space objects like satellites, high power rockets and launch facilities. Our role is to:
- assist entrepreneurs
- ensure national safety
- meet international obligations
See how the Australian Space Discovery Centre is inspiring the nation and supporting the future workforce.
We're helping Australian businesses participate in the global space market.
We’re a non-statutory entity located within the department, and headquartered in Adelaide. Read more about who we are, how we’re organised and what we do.
Read more about the work we do in our publications library.
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