Victorian Space Industries

The space economy is a diverse sector with complex interactions and interdependencies, in a constantly evolving policy and regulatory environment. It generates significant revenue and employment multipliers, and social, environmental and strategic impacts, with considerable reach into other industrial sectors.

The state of Victoria has one of the nation’s largest economies, with infrastructure, research, integrated support services, and, a strong technology ecosystem including innovative local companies and global firms in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, quantum computing and data augmented and virtual reality. With its global orientation and a skilled workforce, Victoria is well-placed to deliver on Australia’s space industry goals. Victoria offers high-tech manufacturing, earth observation, robotics and automation, aerospace systems, digital games, data science, local microgravity experiment capability and communications technologies.

The Victorian Government can connect you with important stakeholders, including multinational companies, international space agencies, world-class research capability and market leaders across the space supply chain.

For companies based outside Australia seeking to begin operations in Victoria, Global Victoria operates 22 Victorian Government Trade and Investment offices around the world, from the United States to Germany, India to Chile and elsewhere, and can help you engage with local experts in advanced manufacturing and across the space supply chain.

The following statement provides further detail on the space industries and capability in Victoria

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Support is available for developing and operating space-related businesses. For companies based in Victoria or across Australia, the Victorian Government Business Offices, Regional Development Victoria and the Defence Capture Team are staffed with specialists in business development who are knowledgeable about the operating environment and can provide advice in navigating government services, programs and regulations.


Page last updated: 22 October 2021