Access to Power Outlets and Gates (excluding Commonwealth Park)

City Rangers

T: (02) 6207 7132, or 132 281

F: (02) 6207 7133

E: city.rangers@act.gov.au

W: www.tams.act.gov.au

Requires approval from Parks and City Services, set fee of $30.10 for services of a Ranger and a cost of $12.45 per day for use of electricity (waiting on email confirmation)

 

ACT Community Councils

Belconnen Community Council (BCC)

T: 0433 176 662

E: belcouncil@yahoo.com.au

W: www.belcouncil.org.au

 

Gungahlin Community Council (GCC)

T: 0418 486 471 (Ewan Brown)

E: www.gcc.asn.au/contact-us

 

Inner South Community Council (ISCCC)

T: 0419 854 211 (Gary Kent)

E: www.isccc.org.au/contact-us

 

North Canberra Community Council (NCC)

E: info@northcanberra.org.au

W: www.northcanberra.org.au

 

Tuggeranong Community Council (TCC)

T: 0431 235 970

E: info@tuggcc.com

W: www.tuggcc.com

 

Weston Creek Community Council (WCC)

T: (02) 6288 8975

E: info@wccc.com.au

W: www.wccc.com.au

 

Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC)

E: info@wvcc.org.au

W: www.wvcc.org.au

 

ACT Public Roads and Parking Related Matters

Roads ACT

T: (02) 6207 6601

E: slobodan.paunovic@act.gov.au

W: www.tams.act.gov.au/roads-transport

Road closures will require prior approval with a Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) plan; (TTM approval forms)
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All the requirements can be found in the “Special Events Handbook .

Other useful information can be found here:

 

 

ACT Government Queries

Canberra Connect

T: 13 22 81, or (02) 6207 5111

W: www.canberraconnect.act.gov.au

For all things Government in the ACT.

 

 

Commonwealth Land

(including the Parliamentary Zone, Anzac Parade, Commonwealth Park, Lake Burley Griffin, Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and Kings Avenue Bridge)

National Capital Authority (NCA)

T: (02) 6271 2888

E: michael.carn@natcap.gob.au

W: www.nationalcapital.gov.au

Application forms available; approval requires approx 3 working days.

Please see the NCA’s various information sheets and application forms:

 

 

Emergency Services – Approval of Special Events

Emergency Services Authority

T: 13 22 81

F: (02) 6207 8447

E: esaeventplanning@act.gov.au

W: http://esa.act.gov.au/emergency-management/event-planning/

 

Excessive Noise Standards

Environment ACT

T: 13 22 81

E: environment.protection@act.gov.au

W: www.environment.act.gov.au

Contact should be made at least 8 weeks prior to filming

 

First Aid

St John Ambulance Service

T: (02) 6178 7904

E: events@stjohnact.com.au

W: www.stjohnact.com.au/index.php/event-health-services

 

 

 

Key Locations in the ACT

Australian National University

T: (02) 6125 7979

E: media@anu.edu.au

W: www.anu.edu.au

Formal permission needed. Fees depend on use of the location.

 

 

Australian War Memorial

T: (02) 6243 4575

M: 0409 600 038

F: (02) 6243 4585

E: media@awm.gov.au

W: www.awm.gov.au

Written request required by email, fax or letter; 1 month notice required for internal shooting.

 

 

Canberra International Airport

Canberra International Airport Pty Ltd

T: (02) 6275 2222

F: (02) 6275 2244

E: a.ananian-cooper@canberraairport.com.au

W: www.canberraairport.com.au

Written application required; 7 days minimum to approve; fees reviewed upon application

 

 

Canberra International Airport – Qantas Terminal

Qantas

T: (02) 6275 5403

F: (02) 6275 5410

E: andrewmonaghan@qantas.com.au

Written application required; 7 days minimum to approve; fees reviewed upon application.

 

 

Canberra Railway Museum, Queanbeyan Station or Railway line Queanbeyan to Michelago

ARHSACT Administration & Booking Office

T: (02) 6232 6405

E: trains@trains.org.au

W: www.canberrarailwaymuseum.org

Direct request; fees negotiable; 6 weeks notice for train operations, otherwise 2 weeks.

 

 

Canberra Stadium, Manuka Oval, Mount Stromlo Forest Park (purpose built recreation facility)

Stadiums Authority

T: (02) 6256 6707

F: (02) 6253 2085

E: s.davisha@canberrastadium.com

W: http://www.canberrastadium.com.au

Direct request with as much notice as possible; fees charged based on specification of use.

 

 

High Court of Australia

T: (02) 6290 6983

F: (02) 6270 6868

E: lhoward@hcourt.gov.au

W: http://www.hcourt.gov.au

Free to film outside providing public visitation is not disrupted – inform venue so that security is aware.

 

 

Merry-Go Round (Petrie Plaza)

T: (02) 6257 7088

M: 0412 482 676

Telephone request initially to James or Karen Penney. fees dependent on use; as much notice as possible.

 

 

National Arboretum

T: (02) 6205 0312 (Territory and Municipal Services Media Team)

W: www.nationalarboretum.act.gov.au/functions/venue-hire

Fees are associated with filming in the National Arboretum.

 

 

National Archives of Australia

T: (02) 6212 3957

F: (02) 6212 3914

E: melanie.harwood@naa.gov.au

W: www.naa.gov.au

Telephone request initially; fees dependent on use; as much notice as possible requested.

 

 

National Convention Centre

T: (02) 6276 5200

E: robert.doyle@ihg.com

W: www.nccc.com.au

Written application with at least 3 weeks notice; no fees unless using floor space.

 

 

National Film and Sound Archive

T: (02) 6248 2237

F: (02) 6248 2233

E: ken.rowland@nfsa.gov.au

W: www.nfsa.gov.au

Direct request with at least a couple of weeks notices; Productions need public liability insurance and an indemnity in favour of the NFSA from any claims that may be brought against it in relation to the shoot.

 

 

National Library of Australia

T: (02) 6262 1704

E: shopman@nla.gov.au, or media@nla.gov.au

W: www.nla.gov.au

Direct request requiring written approval; 3-4 weeks notice; various fees.

 

 

National Museum of Australia

T: (02) 6208 5191

F: (02) 6208 5148

E: melinda.kibukamusoke@nma.gov.au

W: www.nma.gov.au

Commercial or research photographers/ filmmakers (including students) must request permission to photograph/film and should complete applications as soon as possible; an additional fee is levied where an applicant provides less than 7 days notice.

 

 

National Zoo and Aquarium

T: (02) 6287 8400

F: (02) 6287 8401

E: reception@nationalzoo.com.au

W: http://nationalzoo.com.au

Contact the National Zoo and Aquarium for further information.

 

 

Old Bus Depot Markets

T: (02) 6295 3331 or (02) 6239 5306

W: http://www.obdm.com.au

Direct request with 1 week notice; only contactable between 9am-5pm Tues-Thurs.

 

 

Old Parliament House (Musuem of Australian Democracy)

T: (02) 6270 8175 or 6270 8222

F: (02) 6270 8107

E: nicolle.keyes@moadoph.gov.au

W: http://moadoph.gov.au

Museum of Australian Democracy at OPH is a National Heritage Listed place and filming within the building must follow heritage principles. Form available for approval; negotiable fees; approx 4 working days to approve.

 

 

Parliament House

Dept of Parliamentary Services

T: (02) 62775532 or  6277 5295

F: (02) 6277 5068

E: mick.wallace@aph.gov.au

W: http://www.aph.gov.au/DPS/index.htm

Permission form; approx 1 week notice.

 

 

Questacon

Dept Education, Science & Training

T: (02) 6162 2216

F: (02) 6273 4668

E: kholly@questacon.edu.au

W: www.questacon.edu.au

Written requests to PR Manager, Questacon; approval timeframe usually one week.

 

 

Royal Australian Mint

T: (02) 6202 6999

M: 0418 164 769

E: michelle.nakamura@ramint.gov.au

W: http://www.ramint.gov.au

Written application; negotiable fees; 5 working days.

 

Legal

Australian Communications and media Authority (ACMA)

ACMA is the independent statutory authority tasked with ensuring most elements of Australia’s media and communications legislation, related regulations, and numerous derived standards and codes of practice operate effectively and efficiently, and in the public interest.

 

Nature Parks, National Parks, Forests, Reserves & ACT Public Land

Parks and City Services

T: (02) 6205 8794

F: (02) 6207 2544

E: environment_eventsandcamping@act.gov.au

W: www.tams.act.gov.au

Contact two weeks prior to visit; no fees, although costs might be incurred for after hours access or power requirements

 

Policing – Approval of Special Events

Australian Federal Police

T: (02) 6256 7777

E: ACT-EM&P@afp.gov.au

Contact the AFP ACT Policing’s Major Events Planning Specialist Response & Security unit.

 

Use of Explosives and Pyrotechnics

WorkSafe ACT

T: (02) 6207 3000

E: worksafe@act.gov.au

W: www.worksafe.act.gov.au

Applications are available on the website – companies wishing to use explosives/pyrotechnics in the ACT are to contact ACT WorkCover to ensure applications are submitted in sufficient time and to discuss the intended event.

 

Use of Firearms

Australian Federal Police

T: (02) 6256 7777

E: ACT-EM&P@afp.gov.au

Contact the AFP ACT Policing’s Counter Terrorist and Emergency Management unit with as much notice as possible.

 

Waste Disposal

ACT NoWaste

T: 13 22 81

W: www.tams.act.gov.au/recycling-waste

 

Weather and Warnings

Bureau of Meteorology Canberra

T: (02) 9296 1555

F: (02) 6257 2275

W: http://www.bom.gov.au/

 

Workplace Safety

ACT WorkSafe

T: (02) 6207 3000

E: worksafe@act.gov.au

W: www.worksafe.act.gov.au