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. […]

AAUS Detailed Response to Senate Inquiry Report

24 August 2018 On 31st July 2018, the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Reference Committee released its Inquiry Report: ‘Current and future regulatory requirements that impact on the safe commercial and recreational use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and associated systems’. On 2 August 2018, AAUS released a […]

AAUS Responds to Senate Inquiry Report

On 31 July 2018, the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Reference Committee released its Inquiry Report: ‘Current and future regulatory requirements that impact on the safe commercial and recreational use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and associated systems’. You can read the full Senate report here: Senate Inquiry […]

AAUS is Evolving

  2 July 2018 The unmanned/drone industry is rapidly evolving in all respects –  technology continues to advance, applications continue to broaden, and the individuals and companies making up our industry are diversifying. As the recognised public face of the industry, AAUS needs to keep pace with this change and continue to evolve to meet […]