EPA use of unmanned aircraft

Topic: Environment

The EPA seeks feedback on the interim guidelines on their use of unmanned aircraft, commonly referred to as drones.

EPA drone

What's this about?

The Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 specifically states that EPA authorised officers can use an unmanned vehicle, vessel or aircraft to carry out their functions.

The EPA has developed interim guidelines to outline the EPA’s approach to using unmanned aircraft, commonly referred to as drones. The interim guidelines are designed to strike the appropriate balance between safety, privacy and efficiency.

Have your say

There are three ways you can provide your feedback:

Have your say by 5pm 15 December 2017.

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Topic: Environment