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Space technologies are helping Australia transition to an innovative, digital economy.

In an environment of technological disruption and structural change, space has become a fast-growing and fiercely competitive commercial sector. We’ve been working to better understand and coordinate the operating environment for Australia’s space industry and prepare it for future needs:

Space Coordination Committee

The Agency is the chair of the Space Coordination Committee. We are the central point of contact and coordinate international and domestic space activities that involve the government.

Through the Committee the government ensures that space activities do not jeopardise:

  • public safety
  • property
  • the environment
  • Australia’s national security
  • foreign policy or international obligations

Industry partnerships

The Agency has entered into strategic partnerships to grow Australia’s space capability:

State and territory partnerships

The Agency has entered into Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) with Australian states and territories to identify areas of cooperation in space:

Industry programs

The Space Infrastructure Fund (SIF) will support our emerging domestic space industry. The SIF will fill space infrastructure gaps to support businesses and researchers to participate in the global space economy.

The International Space Investment (ISI) initiative will support projects to enable Australia’s participation in international space agency activities.

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Last updated: 13 September 2019

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