Review of Australia's Space Industry Capability

Closed 29 Aug 2017

Opened 3 Aug 2017

Published responses

View submitted responses where consent has been given to publish the response.


Written submissions and registrations to attend a roundtable meeting closed on 29 August 2017. Roundtable meetings are underway:

  • Hobart: 24 Aug 1pm–4pm; Level 4, 86 Collins St Hobart
  • Darwin: 31 Aug 9am–12pm; 76 The Esplanade Darwin
  • Brisbane: 1 Sep 10am–1pm; Level 12, 100 Creek St Brisbane
  • Perth: 5 Sep 10am–1pm; Level 25, 44 St Georges Terrace Perth
  • Adelaide: 6 Sep 10am–1pm; Level 13, 26 Franklin St Adelaide
  • Melbourne: 7 Sep 10am–1pm; Level 5, 111 Bourke St Melbourne
  • Canberra: 11 Sep 10am–1pm; 10 Binara St Canberra
  • Sydney: 13 Sep 10am–1pm; Level 5, 341 George St Sydney

Written submissions will published on Consultation hub as soon as possible (where consent was given to publish).

Please refer to Review of Australian Space Industry Capability for further information on the review.

For queries on the consultation or the review, or to register for updates, please contact

The review

On 13 July 2017, the Australian Government announced a review of Australia’s space industry capability to enable our nation to capitalise on the increasing opportunities within the global space industry sector. The review is led by an Expert Reference Group (ERG) chaired by former CSIRO chief executive Dr Megan Clark AC.

The ERG has prepared an issues paper to provide a starting point for discussion:

Further information on the review can be found at:

The consultation process

Written submissions

*Closing date for written submissions extended to 29 August 2017*

The call for written submissions opened with the release of issues paper on 3 August 2017. The opportunity to make written submissions will close on 29 August 2017. Written submissions should address the consultation questions contained in the issues paper but can also provide additional input. Written submissions can be uploaded via the link below.

Roundtable meetings

Roundtable meetings are being held in capital cities across Australia. We invite participants to register their interest in taking part in the roundtable meetings using the link below, indicating their preferred location.

For planning purposes, please register your interest in attending a roundtable by 29 August 2017.


  • Industry
  • State / Territory Government
  • Research
  • Public


  • Space industry capability