Explore inspiring career stories

There are many exciting career paths to follow right here on Earth. Space law, medicine, design and manufacturing, robotics and data analysis are just are few. We need a range of skills to support our growing space sector.

Growing the space workforce pipeline

The national space industry employs over 16,000 Australians and is becoming an emerging industry that will be a major employer of the future STEM workforce.

Career stories

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Women in Aerospace

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.

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Space careers booklet

Our space career booklet covers all the space careers we talk about online, and can be downloaded by students, teachers or parents to read, share or use in the classroom.


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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.


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