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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.

Test your knowledge

Test your knowledge with our practice quiz on Australia’s drone safety rules.

True or false? Apart from anyone helping you control or navigate your drone; you must fly your drone at least 30 m away from other people.

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True or false? You can fly within 5.5 km of a controlled airport (which generally have a control tower at them) if your drone weighs more than 250 grams.

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True or false? You can only fly one drone at a time.

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True or false? Flying your drone higher than 120 metres is a danger to other aircraft and their passengers.

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True or false? You can fly at night if your drone has lights on it.

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True or false? You must not fly your drone over an area where a fire, police or emergency operation is underway.

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True or false? It’s ok to fly your drone in foggy conditions.

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True or false? You can fly your drone in a populous area (such as a crowded beach) if visibility and conditions are good.

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True or false? If you intend to fly your drone for or at work (commercially), you must register your drone and get an operator accreditation to fly it.

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True or false? You can be fined up to $11,100 for breaking the drone safety rules.

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True or false? CASA - the Civil Aviation Safety Authority - oversees drone safety and enforcement in Australia.

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True or false? CASA-verified drone safety apps are the quickest and easiest way to find information about no-fly zones and restricted airspace.

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How well do you know your drone? Review the rules.

If you’re flying for fun, the drone safety rules apply. However, you do not need to get accredited yet. Subscribe for the latest news and we'll let you know when accreditation opens. To get an RPA operator accreditation to fly for work or as part of your job, you will need to pass an online quiz about the drone safety rules and standard operating conditions.

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