Flight Safety Code - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this code if you intend 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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

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

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Comply All Flight Safety Code - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Space (Launches and Returns) Act 2018 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Space Activities Regulations 2001 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Australian Space Agency

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Contact Officer, Space Policy Unit

Australian Space Agency

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Mailing address: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6213 6000
Email: space@innovation.gov.au