Flying Drones on Council Land

Flying drones is getting more popular for recreation and business, but did you know that there are rules and regulations that you need to abide by?

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) is the governing body for drone and model aircraft use in Australia. If you are looking to fly a drone in and around the Darwin municipality you should be familiar with these regulations. 

Flying Drones on Council Land

Use of drones and other unmanned aircrafts on City of Darwin owned land are subject to CASA rules and regulations. This includes but is not limited to

  • parks
  • road reserves
  • community centres
  • car parks


If you have a complaint surrounding the use of drones in your area or on Council Land, you can report it to CASA

Rules for Flying Drones - CASA Video

This helpful video from CASA oulines the drone rules you need to follow to keep everyone safe.