Parliamentary Inquiry into Developing the Australian Space Industry

An Inquiry into developing the Australian Space industry has been announced:

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources inquire into and report on developing Australia’s space industry, including:
> Development of space satellites, technology and equipment;
> International collaboration, engagement and missions;
> Commercialisation of research and development, including flow on benefits to other industry sectors;
> Future research capacity, workforce development and job creation; and
> Other related matters.

The Committee will focus on how the Australian Government can support and encourage the space industry while preserving and protecting the space environment.

Submissions are due on 29 January 2021.

Click here for the Terms of Reference.



The SIAA is preparing a submission for this inquiry and we would love to hear your views. If you wish to contribute directly to the SIAA submission please provide your key points via this form.

We also encourage you to make your own submission. Please feel free to share your submission with us as it may be appropriate to incorporate your views into the SIAA submission (you can include a document with the form above). Alternatively you can email a copy of your submission to