In early November, the Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure invited public comment on proposed Australia-wide “drone delivery guidelines”. The guidelines claim they will create jobs, provide cost-efficiency and be environmentally sustainable.

The guidelines have been criticised by certain academics, who say that drones are not in demand.

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Produced By: Andrew Herlinger

Featured In Story: Julia Powles, Associate Professor of Law and Technology, Director of the UWA Minderoo Tech & Policy Lab

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 13 December 2022