Filming and photography
Hindmarsh Shire is a film-friendly location while balancing the local amenity of residents and businesses.
The information on this page relates to commercial filming, including television, feature films, advertising and television commercials, documentaries and music videos.
All commercial filming activities are requires to apply for a permit for the use of a public space. This ensures the activity is in accordance with the regulations of this council/department. A list of our general terms and conditions is attached below.
In Hindmarsh Shire, filming permission is granted under the “Application for Events in Public Places” permit.
We will respond to your application within five business days of receiving it. Please note that if we need to make complex arrangements for your filming activity it may take us more than five days to issue a permit.
To apply for a permit, please complete the application form and send it to the contact listed below.
NOTE: Any commercial filming within a National Park or Reserve will necessitate obtaining a permit from Parks Victoria http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/park-management/applications,-licences-and-permits/filming-and-photography
Jeff Woodward, Tourism Officer, Hindmarsh Shire Council
Telephone: 03 5391 4438
Postal Address: PO Box 250, Nhill VIC 3418