Department of Industry,
Innovation and Science - logo
Space data and technologies enable the modern economy to function. It provides us with everyday essentials such as internet access and weather and location information.
The Australian Space Agency will transform and grow a globally respected Australian space industry. This will:
The Agency is responsible for whole-of-government coordination of civil space matters and is the primary source of advice to the Australian Government on civil space policy. This involves:
The national civil space priorities focus on strengthening Australia’s competencies and growing capabilities. They include:
The Agency will help businesses win a greater share of the global space market. Established in July 2018 after a review of Australia’s Space Industry Capability, the Agency has $41 million in funding over 4 years.
Last updated: 8 March 2019
Content ID: 43256