Recent News

Drone Licences Will Be Required By July

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has recently unveiled a new registration and licences scheme for drones in Australia. Under the new scheme, anyone who wants to fly a drone that weighs more than 250 grams, whether commercially or recreationally, will have to...

IALPG Hosts Space Law Seminar In Canberra

On the 13th of March we hosted our first ever Space Law Seminar in Canberra. Principal and Founder, Joseph Wheeler, introduced IALPG and what we do, and Special Counsel, Space Law, Duncan Blake, led discussion on the future of Space and Space Law. We had a variety of...

Ethiopian Airlines ET302: The Legal Aftermath

In an article published by The Australian last week, IALPG's Principal Joseph Wheeler writes about the multitude of legal problems Boeing may face in the aftermath of Ethiopian Airlines ET302 and Lion Air JT610. A link to the original article published by The...

Update – Angels Are Coming

This week the Australian Navigational Guide Explaining Laws for Space (ANGELS), which will provide guidance for Australia’s burgeoning space industry, met an important milestone in its evolution. Creating an essential web resource for space startups and entrepreneurs...

In The Spotlight: Wright Technologies

IALPG is proud to represent Wright Technologies Pty Ltd. The group of entrepreneurs from Adelaide won ActinSpace in 2018 which involved a challenge set by the French Space Agency to create new, innovative traceability services. The prize for winning ActinSpace was a...

Ethiopian Airlines ET 302 – Boeing 737

Updated 20 April 2019 The Team at IALPG working on ET302 IALPG has teamed up with PMJ PLLC, a Chicago, Illinois firm of aviation law experts, to investigate and pursue claims on behalf of families touched by the Et302 disaster, to prevent such accidents recurring, and...

Recent aviation law cases of interest

Two recent cases provide equally important judicial insights into how certain important aspects of aviation regulation and the policies underpinning them are to be treated - albeit in two very different circumstances, and disparate jurisdictions. Work Health Authority...

Civil Aviation Amendment Bill 2019

On the last Parliamentary sitting day for several weeks (21 February 2019), a bipartisan Bill was introduced into Federal Parliament amending the Civil Aviation Act 1988 which, if adopted, will require CASA to “consider the economic and cost impact on individuals,...