Commercial Filming Agreement - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require an approval if you intend to undertake commercial filming or photography activities in a National Park. Activities requiring approval include (but are not limited to):

  • Commercial filming (advertisements);
  • Feature filming (cinema, video and TV);
  • Documentaries and tourism promotions;
  • Educational and government sponsored filming; and
  • Stills photography for advertising purposes.

Television, print news and current affairs will not require a permit. However, television and newspaper media are encouraged to contact the Parks and Reserves Manager prior to filming as a courtesy and to determine any special requirements, relevant management issues, etc.

The following filming activities still require approval but the filming fee may be waived:

  • Educational or Tourism Productions deemed to be beneficial;
  • Federal or State Government Tourism Department sponsored filming; and
  • News and Current Affairs.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for approval you must hold and provide evidence of a current public liability insurance policy with a minimum coverage of $10 million. Other restrictions may apply, depending on your proposed activities. Please consult the Contact officer for further details.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

You may be required to pay a bond. Additional charges may apply if the filming will cause major disruption to the operation or use of a park or reserve, or where assistance is provided (for example, where guide or supervision services are required).

Forms

Other resources

 Resources
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Approval time

Allow a minimum of 7 days.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Parks and Wildlife Service

Act(s) name

National Parks and Reserves Management Act 2002 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Parks and Wildlife Service

Phone:

1300 135 513

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