Film Production Approval - Sunshine Coast Regional Council - Sunshine Coast Regional Council - Queensland


If you are intending to carry out film or photographic activity or production on council property you must have a current approval and comply with the council requirements and any conditions on your approval. Contact council for further information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

What are the prerequisites to obtaining this authority?

Council may request a security or cash bond to be lodged with five (5) days of the approval being granted prior to the commencement of film production.

Council may inspect the premises prior to, during or after the event.

Contact Council for further information.


The approval remains in effect for the period specified by council.

Application process

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.


This licence cannot be transferred

Additional information

The main purpose of regulating film production is to ensure these activities are carried out safely with minimal disruption to local residents and businesses. Council is required to monitor film production including feature films, television commercials, travel shows and still photography shoots. Compliance with Council requirements will ensure that public health and safety is protected during film production.

The Film Production approval is a one-off approval so cannot be renewed.

Administering agency

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Operating address: 10 First Avenue
Maroochydore, Queensland 4558
Operating address: 1 Omrah Avenue
Caloundra, Queensland 4551
Operating address: Cnr Currie and Bury Streets
Nambour Queensland 4560
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 72
Sunshine Coast MC, Queensland 4560
Phone: 03 5475 7272
Phone: 1300 007 272
Fax: 07 5475 7277
Website: Sunshine Coast Regional Council (Opens in new window)