Commercial Filming Agreement - Tasmania


You will need an approval if you intend to undertake commercial filming or photography activities in a National Park. Activities requiring approval include:

  • commercial filming (advertisements)
  • feature filming (cinema, video and TV)
  • documentaries and tourism promotions
  • educational and government sponsored filming
  • stills photography for advertising purposes.

The following activities do not attract a fee, but you will still need to submit an application form:

  • educational or tourism productions deemed to be beneficial
  • federal or state government tourism department sponsored filming
  • news and current affairs.

Service type


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 $20 million.

Other restrictions may apply, depending on your proposed activities.

Please contact the agency for more information.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Other resources

Act(s) name

National Parks and Reserves Management Act 2002 Tasmania

Approval time

Allow a minimum of 21 days.

Additional information

If you intend to film with a Remote Piloted Aircraft (RPA or drone), you will need to submit a separate application that you can request from the Authority.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Parks and Wildlife Service

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:

Nature Based Tourism Operators

Parks and Wildlife Service

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6169 9015