Permit for Filming and Photography - City of Charles Sturt - South Australia


You will need this permit to conduct or participate in any filming or photography for a commercial purpose on council land. You may be required to complete an application if you are:

  • a commercial business or media production company
  • a not-for-profit organisation
  • a student of a media-related topic / course.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you will need a minimum of twenty million dollars ($20,000,000.00) public liability insurance.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Application fee:

  • location permit fee (per day) - $250.00
  • bond - $250.00.

Temporary parking controls (if applicable):

  • installation and removal - $190.00
  • per car space per day - $20.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All You do not need to pay any fees for film / photo shoots arising from school and university projects.


Other resources

Application process


You will need to provide the following information with your application:

  • public liability insurance certificate of currency
  • site plan of the area (if applicable)
  • if claiming a student subsidy, you will need to provide proof of study on the appropriate letterhead for the organisation
  • if claiming a community event / non-profit organisation subsidy, you will need to provide proof of registration from the Australian Tax Office
  • if proceeds go to charity, you will need to provide a certificate for registered charity.

Administering agency

City of Charles Sturt

Contact details

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