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Filming & photography


The City of Canada Bay supports filming and photography in the local area and has hosted all manner of filming customers, ranging from small student films to large scale network productions. Council has a responsibility to our residents, businesses and the local environment to ensure these activities are carried out in a way that minimises disruption and inconvenience.

The following forms are aimed at helping filming customers comply with Council's regulations, ensuring a smooth and timely application process:

For further information, please contact Council's Recreation Bookings Coordinator via email to or phone 9911 6555.

Filming conditions

Council’s Filming Conditions have been developed in accordance with the Department of Local Government's Filming Protocol 2009. It is recommended that anyone wishing to film within the City of Canada Bay reads these conditions prior to submitting an application to Council.

Fees and charges

Refer to Council's Filming and Photography application form for all related fees.

Reduction/waiving of fees

Any request for the reduction/waiving of fees must be in writing to Council’s General Manager. Council's Reduction/Waiver of Filming Fees application form must be completed and submitted with a completed application form and any additional documentation deemed relevant.

Council will consider applications in line with the Department of Local Government's Filming Protocol 2009 if they are of a non commercial, educational or community service nature and will not impact resident and business access/amenity.