Drone rules

Australia’s recreational drone rules are designed to keep you and others safe, on the ground and in the air.

Here are the rules you need to know now, before you take-off.

Rules for recreational drone operators

Drone safety rules

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Where can I fly?

Download a CASA-verified drone safety app to find out where you can and can’t fly your drone.

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Report unsafe flying

If you believe you've seen someone breaking the rules, you can report it to CASA. Fines of up to $1,110 can be issued per offence. If the matter is taken to court, fines of up to $11,100 can be imposed.

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