Qld invests $1m in drones

Insitu Pacific Drones

This post originally appeared on https://au.news.yahoo.com/qld/a/32141623/qld-invests-1m-in-drones/.

[Editor’s Note: The drones will be used in a variety of industries, including search and rescue and environmental management.]

The Queensland government will invest a million dollars in drone technology from its Advance Queensland fund.

The government on Monday announced a new deal with Boeing and its unmanned aircraft systems subsidiary Insitu Pacific to support up to 100 jobs and see drone technology used in a range of industries, as well as search and rescue and environmental management.

“This is ground-breaking technology,” Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.

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