Hosted by Cox and comedian Dara Ó Briain, the BBC production is approaching its seventh season featuring the best views of the night sky.
It has previously featured live links from Hawaii, South Africa, Norway and NASA.
“We’ve been talking to Brian Cox for a while and we’re looking at working with him next year on Stargazing,” ABC Director of TV Richard Finlayson recently told TV Tonight.
“He’s very popular out here. He causes a big flurry on Q&A.”
ABC recently revamped its Catalyst series, ending weekly episodes in favour of 17 one-hour documentaries for 2017.