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White Papers and Australian Space Industry Documents

This page contains a collection of current and historic documents related to the development of
Australian Government space policy over the past 30 years as well as the current regulation of
Australian space activities.

SIAA White Papers are publications on a range of technical and industry topics endorsed by the
SIAA and reflecting its official policy positions.

SIAA White Papers
August 2015

March 2017

SIAA Industry Reports
September 2016

Current Government Policy Documents  
January 2011

April 2013

Official Reports
A Space Policy for Australia (Madigan Report)
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
June 1985
- Report
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
- Appendices  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
An Evaluation of the National Space Program (BIE Report)
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
May 1992
- Report Part 1
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
- Appendices  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
An Integrated National Space Program (Curtis Report)
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
June 1992
- Report
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
- Appendices  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
Senate Economics Legislation Committee Report on the Space Activities Amendment Bill 2002  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
August 2002
Australia's Space Engagement Statement  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
August 2003
Interim Report of Senate Inquiry into The Current State of Australia's Space Science and Industry Sector  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
June 2008
November 2008

November 2009

SIAA Submissions to Official Inquiries
Comments on Draft Launch Licensing Procedures
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
June 1999
Submission to Department of Industry Science and Resources on Proposed Launch Safety & Insurance Regulations
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
October 2000
Submission to Department of Industry Science and Resources on Proposed Space Activities Regulations 2001
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
March 2001
Submission to Department of Industry Science and Resources on Proposed Flight Safety Code and Maximum Probable Loss Methodology
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
June 2001
Submission to Senate Economics Legislation Committee on the Space Activities Amendment Bill 2002
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
August 2002
ASRI Submission on Woomera Nuclear Waste Repository  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
October 2002
Space - A Priority for Australia - Submission of Senator Grant Chapman with the assistance of the Space Policy Advisory Group
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
December 2005
- Full Submission
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
- Executive Summary  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
Minister's response to SPAG Submission
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
April 2007
April 2008

April 2016

May 2016

Other Industry Reports and Submissions
A Review of Current Australian Space Activities – Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
April 2010
A Review of the International Space Landscape – prepared by Symbios Communications  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
May 2010
The Economic Value of Earth Observation from Space - ACIL Tasman  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
September 2010
A Review of Current Australian Space Activities - Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
May 2011
Continuity of Earth Observation Data for Australia: Operational Requirements to 2015 for Lands, Coasts - Geoscience Australia  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
October 2011
Assessing Australia’s Use of Space Products and Services: A Comparative Benchmarking Analysis -  Futron Corporation  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
January 2012
Continuity of Earth Observation Data for Australia: Research and Development Dependencies to 2020  - CSIRO  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
January 2012
Continuity of Earth Observation Data for Australia: Research and Development Dependencies to 2020 - Annex  
For a copy send a request to contactus@spaceindustry.com.au
January 2012
June 2013

November 2015

November 2015

December 2015

April 2016

October 2016

Australian Space Legislation and Regulations  
June 2005

June 2001

June 2005

Official Guides on Regulations under the Space Activities Act  
July 2002

July 2002

June 2002

June 2002

May 2009

Other Documents  
May 2016

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