“Our message is simple. If your drone is in the sky above an active wildfire, you are grounding firefighting aircraft, putting lives at risk and may cause the fire to spread,” said Morris.
“This is completely unacceptable behaviour and there will be legal consequences for anyone who gets caught.”
Morris did not reveal the specifics of the legislative changes, but he said staff are looking into a range of measures to improve enforcement including ticketing and seizures. | READ MORE