Department of Industry,
Innovation and Science
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 is working to transform and grow a globally respected Australian space industry.
Building capability in our space sector:
The Agency responsibilities include:
The Agency commenced operations on 1 July 2018 and has access to $41 million over four years. Read the message from the Head of the Australian Space Agency.
Areas of focus in the first year include:
Our initial priorities include:
A review of Australia’s Space Industry Capability informed the establishment of the Agency.
Read the Minister for Jobs and Innovation announcement: Budget 2018 New opportunities and jobs for Australian industry, 8 May 2018
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Last updated: 6 July 2018
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