Commercial Filming Licence - South Australia

Service summary

Any company, organisation or individual proposing to undertake commercial filming or photography in national parks or reserves in South Australia requires a Commercial Filming Licence.

Note: Licences are also required for commercial filming or photography undertaken in wilderness protection areas or zones.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Criteria vary depending on the type and scale of the filming activity and the location. Requires $10M public liability insurance policy.




Variable; Please confirm at time of application.

Cheque, money order or credit card.

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Act(s) name

National Parks & Wildlife Act 1972 (South Australia)

Wilderness Protection Act 1992 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

National Parks & Wildlife (National Parks) Regulations 2016 (South Australia)

Wilderness Protection Regulations 2006 (South Australia)

Contact details

Parks Licensing and Events

Operating address:
Natural Resources Centre
Ground Floor, 81-95 Waymouth Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
Natural Resources Centre
Ground Floor, 81-95 Waymouth Street
Adelaide SA 5000



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