This event is being rescheduled.

We are closely monitoring the statements and guidelines from local, state and federal health agencies on coronavirus (COVID-19). We will update event details as we know more.


Space Connect, in conjunction with the Australian Space Awards, has developed a robust awards methodology that recognises growth, business development, diversity, leadership, innovation, business excellence and contribution to Australia’s space industry using key benchmarks and performance indicators.

To view all award categories click here.


Any individual or group wishing to enter the Australian Space Awards 2020 is asked to complete a detailed submission answering key criteria items. To review all category details and to commence your submission click here.

If you would like to nominate a business partner, colleague, industry participant, business, sub- contractor, university or association for an Australian Space Award, click here. Nominating is easy and will take less than a minute; nominations across multiple categories can be done on the one form.


All submissions must be received through our secure awards platform by 5:30pm on 17 January 2020.

Our awards platform is safe, secure and compliant. It’s ISO/IEC 27001 certified, compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), PCI DSS, and more.


Finalists are announced; individuals and groups will be contacted directly and a list of the finalists will be published on Space Connect and the Australian Space Awards website. Finalists will be announced the week of 3 February 2020.


Submissions will be delivered to a panel of respected industry professionals and business leaders who will assess each submission. Judges will score each submission across a range of criteria, which can be found under each category description once you have registered to lodge a submission which can be done here. A number of judges will individually assess each submission for each category, offering a blended score and assessment.


One winner will be announced per award category. For full details on the event, click here.

For additional details on the methodology and your submissions, please contact our team here.


With a judging panel including senior space industry and government leaders, academics, business executives, entrepreneurs and innovators, the Australian Space Awards is peer-reviewed recognition of your capabilities in space and passion for driving the industry forward.

We’re currently assembling a respected panel of judges who will review and assess all 22 categories based on the methodology outlined. Full details about our judging panel will be released shortly.

The awards are open to all businesses operating in Australia supporting the space industry, including telecommunications, satellite, energy, mining and transport sectors as well as the defence, agriculture, disaster and water management industries. Winning a Space Award will be a desirable accolade for both individuals and businesses seeking to forge their role in the
space industry.

For full details on category criteria for all 22 categories, and to commence your submission, register today

Also, don’t miss out on nominating a business partner, colleague, industry participant, business, sub-contractor, university or association for an Australian Space Award.

Nominating is easy and will take less than a minute using the form found here. Nominations across multiple categories can be done on the one form.