About this inquiry

Do drones pose a new threat to our privacy, or are they just innovative technology with benefits for governments and industry? This question will be the focus of a Committee roundtable investigating drones and privacy.

Past Public Hearings

29 May 2014: Parliament House, Canberra, ACT
21 Mar 2014: Brisbane, QLD
20 Mar 2014: Canberra, ACT


Inquiry Status

Report tabled

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)


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Media Releases

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14 Jul 2014: Committee calls for new privacy protections as drone use surges
28 May 2014: Drones and air safety – new regulations in the spotlight
19 Mar 2014: Drones in Police surveillance – strategic advantage or threat to privacy?
26 Feb 2014: Drones in the sky – technological marvel or threat to privacy?

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2358
Fax: +61 2 6277 8463