The Australian space industry is a multidisciplinary domain that needs a broad range of people with diverse skill sets to help it grow and transform. 

Manufacturing, research and development, and communications are just some of the areas that will support our space sector into the future. 

Explore over 30 space careers across five broad areas and find a role and study pathway that suits you. Then, begin your space career journey.


All job roles

Choose a job role and discover what kind of work is performed, how the role is different in the space sector, the skills, knowledge and experience you’ll need, and what to study.

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Key resources

Our key space career job roles and study pathways information is packaged up into downloadable PDFs that students, teachers or parents can easily browse through and keep as a handy reference.

a poster of multiple space professionals

A space for everyone: careers in space poster 

This poster covers some of the key space careers on offer. Teachers can put the poster in spaces accessible to students and encourage them to access the career information by scanning the embedded QR code.


Space capability in Australia

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