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Know the rules that apply to recreational drone users and fly safely.

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Recreational

Fly responsibly and stay up-to-date on safety rules.

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Commercial

Know your obligations when flying drones commercially.

Community

Addressing community concerns on drones.

How are drones being used in Australia?

Drones are being used in a range of industries across Australia to support greater efficiency, improve responsiveness and increase resilience.
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Benefits of drones in Australia

Drones are already providing economic benefits and jobs for Australians.
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Benefits of drones in Australia

Drones are already providing economic benefits and jobs for Australians.

Policies and programs

The department is leading a range of whole-of-government initiatives in close consultation with industry and the community to support the safe integration of emerging aviation technologies in Australia.
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Learn more about how drones are being used in Australia and how the Australian Government is helping to manage community concerns.
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Safety

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Policies and programs

Consultation

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Initiatives

Drone Rule Digitisation

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Initiatives

Uncrewed Traffic Management

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Policies and programs

Data and research

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Learn more about how drones are being used in Australia and how the Australian Government is helping to manage community concerns.
Have your say
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Recreational

Safety

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Commercial

Noise

Figure of Privacy
Community

Privacy

Figure of Consultation
Policies and programs

Consultation

Figure of Drone Rule Digitisation
Initiatives

Drone Rule Digitisation

Figure of Uncrewed Traffic Management
Initiatives

Uncrewed Traffic Management

Figure of Data and research
Policies and programs

Data and research