Australia Stories July 9

Australia will soon use drones to patrol its waters between Botany Bay and Ulladulla along the coast of New South Wales, Australia. The autonomous drones will be used to detect and investigate unauthorized vessels along with capturing weather data.

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Australia Stories July 3

As COVID-19 rise in what’s being called the second wave in Australia, police are turning to drones to help. One thousand extra police will be deployed alongside the drones to stop the spread of the virus.

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Australia Stories July 1

New South Wales (NSW) is planning on spending $5.5 million on shark-spotting drones and other equipment to protect beachgoers from sharks and other animals. The Australian state plans to have a fleet of drones patrolling the coastline.

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Australia Stories June 19

Australian Marines are set to receive RQ-21 Blackjack drones in support of the annual Marine Corps rotation in Darwin, Australia, according to rotational force commander Colonel David Banning in an interview on Thursday.

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Australia Stories June 11

QinetiQ Australia has been given the contract to design and build an unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flight test range in Queensland, Australia on behalf of the Queensland Government. The flight test range will be located at the Cloncurry Aerodrome in North West Queensland.

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Australia Stories June 9

A drone was used to help researchers from the Raine Island Recovery Project track and count the number of turtles migrating through the Great Barrier Reef off the Northeast coast of Australia. Previously the researchers would count the turtles from a boat by painting a white stripe on their shell.

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