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Benefits of drones in Australia

Drones will create economic, social and environmental benefits for Australians.

Economic benefits

Development of the drone industry has the potential to increase Australia’s Gross Domestic Product by $14.5 billion and is projected to create up to 10,000 jobs over the next 20 years.

Transport and logistics

Parcel delivery drones are forecast to produce $205 to $340 million in cost savings for operators in 2040.

Agriculture, forestry and fishing

Drones are forecast to deliver over $3.5 billion in cost savings for the agriculture, forestry and fishing industries by 2040.

Construction industry

The construction industry is expected to save between $1.8 and $4.3 billion between 2020 to 2040 as a result of increased drone uptake.