Minor filming and photography application

Minor filming and photography application

About this form


You can use this form to apply for approval to undertake minor filming or still photography within the City of Sydney. If your project does not meet the criteria below, please complete the Film Production and Photography Application (PDF available for download | 145Kb)


Please note that if this application form is submitted less than 48 hours (2 working days) prior to shoot date, approval is not guaranteed


Minor activities are defined by the following criteria:

  • No more than 10 personnel will be on-site.
  • No more than 1 camera, 1 battery operated light, 1 tripod, 1 hand held reflector, sound, and no infrastructure or large props included.
  • No disruption is caused to the City's stakeholders, retailers or motorists or other events in the vicinity of the activities.
  • Activities are contained to footways or public open space areas only.
  • Public safety is maintained at the locations at all times during the conduct of the activities.
  • Vehicles associated with the conduct of the activities are legally parked at all times and are not driven onto footways, parks or plaza areas (with no barricading of parking spaces permitted under any circumstances).

* All fields are mandatory *


Production information

Production information


Proposed production details

Proposed production details

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Public liability insurance

Public liability insurance

Please note that your application will not be accepted unless a valid and current PLI certificate is provided.



Privacy and personal information protection notice

Purpose of Collection: For management of parks and open spaces in the Council area.
Intended recipients: Council staff and approved contractors of the Council of the City of Sydney.
Supply: The News Crew Style and Minor Filming Application is voluntary however a completed application form is required for filming and photography in the City's parks and open spaces.
Access / Correction: Council staff or Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) requests.
Storage: Council's record management systems and Archives.

Last updated: Friday, 7 December 2012