Space industry capability in Western Australia

Alan Smart 

WA. Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation

Published 2018-05-21

This report has been prepared for the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation. The terms of reference are to report on the following matters:


1. Existing space industry capability in Western Australia by category as established by the OECD and refined by the UK Space Agency.
2. Alignment with other sectors including defence, cyber security, geospatial data acquisition and management, ‘big data’ processing, automation and remote/hazardous operations.
3. Western Australia’s comparative and competitive advantages including geography, research, technical capabilities and existing partnerships and relationships.
4. Opportunities for growth in industry, jobs, the research sector and training to support development of a sovereign space capability.

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