Australia

  • Australia is bringing in drone registration and accreditation

    Australia is bringing in drone registration and accreditation

    Australia has been working on its drone rules for the past few years which have been fairly laid back and not enforced. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) plans to change this by bringing in drone registration and accreditation to crackdown on illegal flights. Australia is bringing in drone registration and accreditation CASA sent out a newsletter sharing…

  • New drone safety apps in partnership with CASA

    New drone safety apps in partnership with CASA

    Last year when CASA retired its own drone safety app, ‘Can I Fly There?’ it promised to work with 3rd parties to bring more options and a better solution to the market. CASA first achieved that with Google’s Wing Aviation making the OpenSky app. A few months later and two new apps are out for you to take your pick.…

  • Victoria is getting 50 drones for its unnamed air unit

    Victoria is getting 50 drones for its unnamed air unit

    Victoria will be getting a set of 50 drones over the next year to help build out its unmanned air unit. The air unit is going to change the way officers attend crime scenes, manage emergencies, search and rescue, and public surveillance. Victoria is planning to introduce drones into its task force to improve the efficiency and how…

  • Mathew Vaia of Remdrone shares his drone success

    Mathew Vaia of Remdrone shares his drone success

    In a recent article we wrote for the team over at Soar we asked Mathew Vaia of Remdrone a few questions about drones and his successful drone business out of rural Western Australia. Mathew is the owner and drone pilot of his company, Remdrone. Remdrone focus on infrastructure inspections, mapping, 3D point clouds and promotional media for companies. First…

  • Soar – taking aerial imaging to the next level

    Soar – taking aerial imaging to the next level

    Soar is changing the aerial imaging market for the better, combining satellite imagery and drone imagery to create the worlds first decentralized super-map. Combining mapping and block-chain technology Soar’s map comes with a few welcome benefits and a real competitor in the aerial photography world. Soar is based in Perth, Western Australia (so are we!) and began…

  • The world of drones – a comprehensive look at the drone world

    Over the last five years drones have burst on to the main stage, with the help of large companies such as DJI and tech giants like Google and Amazon. who are both working on commercial drone delivery for the masses. There’s no doubt that drones are taking over the world and replacing old and current ways of…

  • Elizabeth Lassithiotakis – Sydney aerial photographer

    Elizabeth Lassithiotakis – Sydney aerial photographer

    The world is full of amazing photographers, videographers and drone pilots, this can be seen throughout Instagram and various other social media platforms. Today we got the pleasure of asking Elizabeth Lassithiotakis a few questions about her and how she came to do what she does today. How did you first get into photography and drones?…

  • Matt Bond – aerial and ground photographer

    Matt Bond – aerial and ground photographer

    Matt is Perth teenager who started in photography around 5 years ago when he was playing around with drone modified to hold cameras. This inspired Matt to save for his first drone which would be the DJI Phantom 3. Matt has now also moved onto ground photography while still sticking with aerial photography. The world is full…

  • Matt Benham – award wining landscape photographer

    Matt Benham – award wining landscape photographer

    Matt joined the photography world when he took a trip to Iceland 3 years ago with a GoPro in his pocket. Seeing the views from Iceland made Matt want to get a DSLR camera and then just this year a DJI Mavic Air. The world is full of amazing photographers, videographers and drone pilots, this can…

  • Matthew Didi Getgas – landscape and time-lapse photographer

    Matthew Didi Getgas – landscape and time-lapse photographer

    The world is full of amazing photographers, videographers and drone pilots, this can be seen throughout Instagram and various other social media platforms. Today we got the pleasure of asking Matthew Didi Getgas a few questions about him and how he came to do what he does today. How did you first get into photography and…

  • Chad Gerber – travel and aerial photographer

    Chad Gerber – travel and aerial photographer

    Chad is a photographer and videographer who is also a musician that grew an interest in photography, buy his first camera in late 2017. Ever since Chad has been producing amazing photos whether he is using a drone or on the ground with a DSLR. The world is full of amazing photographers, videographers and drone pilots, this…

  • Australian drone laws

    Australian drone laws

    Drone laws, not only in Australia are confusing, to say the least. From many first pilots not knowing there are even any drone laws to seasoned pilots only knowing a few of the laws. This article aims to support all drone pilots in Australia to fly safe, stay out of trouble and to know your flying rights.…