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.


Any individual or group wishing to enter the Australian Space Awards 2021 is asked to complete a detailed submission answering key criteria items.

If you would like to nominate 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; nominations across multiple categories can be done on the one form.

All submissions must be received through our secure awards platform by April 16, 2021.

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 4th week of April.

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