As the drone industry grows in Australia, we are urging all operators to enter the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Professional of the Year category at the inaugural Australian Aviation Awards.
Sydney-based drone company Aerologix has secured $4.2 million in its latest capital funding round, which will see it expand its "Uber-style" drone platform internationally.
A Melbourne-based drone company will soon begin flying up to five drones per one pilot, after clinching a major regulatory approval.
The government has though stressed it is yet to determine the size of the fleet, despite reports claiming 40 drones were ordered for $1.3 billion.
Current rules state that it is illegal to fly devices weighing more than 250g within 5.5km of most airports, unless pilots obtain an exemption.