Getting Started

Model rocketry is not only educational, but a lot of fun too. Like many new activities, sometimes it can be a little bit daunting which can be discouraging. This page is designed to help you with the basics and essentials of model rocketry.

Southern Cross Rocketry motors are classified the same as party poppers and sparklers and do not require any permit or licenses to be used.

All rocketry activities must be carried out in accordance with the Australian Model Rocket Society Inc. (AMRS) safety codes. Please click here to read the current ‘Model Rocket Safety Code’

Small model rockets can be flown just about anywhere outdoors. Please click here to read the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) guidelines on ‘Where can I launch model rockets?’