Flight Safety Code - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this code if you want to apply for Australian launch permits, high power rocket permits and certain return authorisations. A launch facility is a place specifically designed or constructed to launch space objects.

This Code sets out the safety standards that must be achieved in respect of the risks posed to third parties by space launches and the methodology to be used to calculate the risk.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Flight Safety Code - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Space (Launches and Returns) Act 2018 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Australian Space Agency

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Australian Space Agency

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Operating address: Lot Fourteen
McEwin Building
North Terrace
Adelaide 5000
Phone: 1800 497 182
Phone: 02 6276 1166
Email: enquiries@space.gov.au
Website: Australian Space Agency (Opens in new window)