Temporary drone flying restrictions for Melbourne


This information is being published on behalf of the Australian Government and Victoria Police. Queries should be directed to the Victoria Police email and phone number listed in the AIP SUP.

There will be temporary airspace restrictions in Melbourne from 2 to 8 March as the city hosts the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit.

Drove hovering over city

These airspace arrangements form part of a comprehensive suite of security arrangements being implemented for the event.

Drone operators are urged to:

Airspace restrictions

Between 2 to 8 March, only approved drone operators will be permitted to fly their drone in the temporary restricted airspace detailed in the AIP SUP.

No sport or recreational drones will be given permission to operate within restricted airspace.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you do not fly in areas where restrictions are in place – heavy penalties may apply if you operate illegally.

Online version available at: https://www.casa.gov.au//about-us/news-media-releases-and-speeches/temporary-drone-flying-restrictions-melbourne
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