Launching in Australia - The Space (Launches and Returns) Act

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The 'Space (Launches and Returns) Act 2018' rarely gets mentioned in the media, and has not been the subject of judicial consideration to date. However, the 'Space (Launches and Returns) Act' is important for the fledgling Australian satellite launch industry, because it establishes a licensing and permissions regime that regulates Australians seeking to launch rockets and payloads into space, operate launch facilities and bring space objects back into Australia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-9
Number of pages2
JournalThe Bulletin (Law Society of South Australia)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Space law
  • Space (Launches and Returns) Act 2018
  • Australian satellite launch industry


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