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Space data and technologies enable the modern economy to function. They provide us with everyday essentials such as internet access and weather and location information. Australia has a geographical advantage with a unique view into the galaxy.
The Australian Space Agency will transform and grow a globally respected Australian space industry. This will:
We have developed the Australian Civil Space Strategy to advance this vision and provide a long-term plan for the space sector.
The National Civil Space Priorities focus on strengthening Australia’s competencies and growing capabilities. They include:
The Agency is responsible for whole-of-government coordination of civil space matters. It is the primary source of advice to the Government on civil space policy. This involves:
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: 15 April 2019
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