If you are planning to conduct any commercial filming - including still photography - within public gardens, reserves, roadways or footpaths in the City of Whittlesea, you need to first obtain a filming permit.
You need to apply for a permit to film if you wish to use Whittlesea City's roadways, parks and gardens, sporting grounds, footpaths and laneways for your film shoot.
You are required to apply for a filming permit if it is a commercial activity or has a major impact.
A major impact shoot involves extensive equipment and crew such as:
You are required to apply for a filming permit for a minor impact filming activity.
Minor impact could include small budget productions, adds and still shots. Equipment and crew could include but is not limited to:
Students and non-profit making film makers are still required to apply for a permit. You will not be charged the permit fee.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CASA) regulates the use of drones.
Fill in the application form below.
Allow 10 working days for your permit to be processed.