AAUS Drone Photo Competition

Running along side our “Exploring an Unmanned Future” conference in association with Avalon 2019, AAUS is proud to hold its second national drone photo competition to highlight the skills of our drone professionals. Finalists for the competition will have their drone imagery displayed during the AAUS conference and also during the Drone Showcase at the […]

Australian Government response to Senate Inquiry Report on RPAS

28 November 2018 The Australian Government has tabled its’ response to the Senate Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport report into the Regulatory requirements that impact on the safe use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, Unmanned Aerial Systems and associated systems.  You can read the response via the link below: View Government […]

Results of AAUS AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Australian Association for Unmanned Systems Incorporated was held at the AAUS Office in Melbourne on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 During the meeting, the Annual Report and Financials for 2018 were presented and accepted. The AAUS Annual Report for 2018 can be accessed in our members only area. Election of […]

Team Rubicon Australia Aids Disaster Response

Team Rubicon Deploys Drones in Aid of Indonesian Disaster Response After the magnitude 7.5 earthquake and resulting tsunami of the 28th of September, Team Rubicon Australia deployed a two-person damage assessment team, equipped with #drones / Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), to support disaster recovery efforts. The TRA team flew to Balikpapan, Borneo, and then […]

AAUS Surpasses 1,000 Members

We are proud to announce that AAUS has welcomed its 1,000th member! “This is a significant milestone for the Association,” said AAUS President Dr Reece Clothier. “With year-on-year growth of 40%, more people are recognising the value an active and professional Association like AAUS brings to their business, and the broader industry as a whole,” he […]

Exploring an Unmanned Future

Melbourne and Avalon, February 25-26, 2019 The AAUS “Exploring an Unmanned Future” conference will attract Unmanned System Industry, Defence & Academia from around the world to present, promote and discuss the future of unmanned technologies and in particular drones in Australia over the next 5 years. It is an important strategic event held in association […]

Aviation Law 101 for RPAS Seminars

Sydney / Brisbane / Melbourne Together with event partners, Norton White Lawyers and QBE, the Australian Association for Unmanned Systems (AAUS) is proud to be hosting a series of seminars aimed at providing RPAS operators with knowledge on legal and insurance considerations. Topics include: Legal Considerations for RPA Operators Part A: Key issues for Contractual […]

AAUS and ATSB Working Together

Media Release AAUS and ATSB Working Together 31-Aug-18 The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) and Australian Association for Unmanned Systems (AAUS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation between the two organisations. “The ATSB and the AAUS are cognisant of the growth in the operation of unmanned transport vehicles,” Mr Hood said. […]