Drone Flight Request

Drones are restricted in and around TasPorts security regulated ports and surrounding land, as per Commonwealth legislation.

Any drone flight on TasPorts land and inside any port must be undertaken by a licenced drone operator. All requests must be approved by TasPorts.

Drone Flight Requests must be submitted by the project manager or commercial pilot at least 72 hours prior to the flight date.

Please note: Personal drones are deemed as hobby drones and will not be approved.

Requests must include:

CASA Operator Accreditation

CASA Drone Registration

  • Please supply your Certificate of Registration for the drone you intend to use for this flight.
  • Registration for drones, or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), flying for business or as part of your job is now required.

Flight Map

  • Please provide a map outlining the entire flight zone, including launch and landing sites, distances from structures and vessels, and flight direction. Markers on satellite images from Google Maps work well for this purpose.

Public Liability Insurance

  • Please provide the drone pilot's current Certificate of Currency or Certificate of Insurance equal to or greater than $20 million.

Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC)

  • If you intend to film within a Secure Port Zone and hold a current MSIC, please supply a photo or scanned copy.

For more information, please contact media@tasports.com.au.

Drone Flight Request

Start-finish (must be confined to a four-hour window)
Please provide a brief overview of what is going to be captured and its purpose.
 
Please supply either Remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) operator accreditation or Remote Pilot Licence. Your aviation reference number (ARN) alone is not sufficient.
Please supply your Certificate of Registration for the drone you intend to use for this flight.
Please provide a map outlining the entire flight zone, including launch and landing sites, distances and flight direction.
Please provide the drone pilot's current Certificate of Currency or Certificate of Insurance equal to or greater than $20 million.
If you hold a current MSIC, please supply a photo or scanned copy.