Flying of Drones from or over City of Hobart public land
The operation of drones (remotely piloted aircraft) must be undertaken in accordance with the rules and guidelines established by CASA (the Australian Government’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority).
The rules and guidelines provided by CASA differ between recreational and commercial use of drones, and also differ in relation to the size and weight of a drone.
CASA provides the following useful fact sheets for people who are flying recreationally or flying commercially .
For further detailed information on all aspects of drone use within Australia refer to www.casa.gov.au/drones
Filming in the City of Hobart
If you are interested in flying drones and launching from City of Hobart municipal land for commercial use, you will need to apply for a permit to film. For more information on how to apply for a commercial filming and photography permit refer to our filming permit page.
Wellington Park including kunanyi / Mount Wellington
Any applications to fly drones within Wellington Park are to be referred to the Wellington Park Management Trust, as the authority for the Park www.wellingtonpark.org.au