The Space Science and Technology Centre has worked closely with State and Federal Governments and Parliamentarians in a bipartisan nature to advance the long term space industry capabilities for WA and influencing the culture and ambition around local space activities.
Our policy engagement lobbies the explicit connection of blue-sky research and engineering to space.
This capacity initiates a virtuous circle that many other countries have followed: planetary research feeds into mission hardware, which feeds into space industries and defence.
- 7 February 2018 – Linda Reynolds, Senator for Western Australia speech in Senate.
Please see below for statements by Hon Dave Kelly, Minister for Science in Western Australia –