The attachment

Arrangement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United States of America relating to the Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United States of America on Technology Safeguards Associated with United States Participation in Space Launches from Australia.


Paragraph 1 of the attachment.

  1. The Australian Government intends to ensure that Australian Authorities collaborate with the relevant agencies of the United States of America in support of the purpose of the Agreement in accordance with this Arrangement, as envisaged in Article III, paragraph 9 of the Agreement.
  2. The U.S. Government is expected to authorize the activities described in this Arrangement via U.S. export licenses and other authorizations. Such authorization may be requested by U.S. Licensees in coordination with Australian Licensees, Australian Authorities, or the Australian Government as applicable, prior to Launch Activities, and the authorization is expected to be secured prior to Australian Authorities fulfilling the statutory powers, duties, and functions described in this Arrangement.

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  • Paragraph 2: General Provisions
  • Paragraph 3: Identification of countries that have repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism
  • Paragraph 4: Custody of U.S. Technology and Photographs and Recordings Thereof
  • Paragraph 5: Disclosure and Use of Information
  • Paragraph 6: Access Controls
  • Paragraph 7: Border Controls
  • Paragraph 8: Launch Anomaly or Failure
  • Paragraph 9: Full Knowledge and Concurrence
  • Paragraph 10: Plans for Safeguarding Technology
  • Paragraph 11: Procedures for Certain Communications
  • Paragraph 12: Operation, Duration, Modification, and Discontinuation of this Arrangement

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