Canberra

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Requirements for Filming in the ACT

General Principles

Most public locations in the ACT have established approval processes in place. Many do not require fees for using their location for filming, unless you require a certain level of services or assistance in relation to the filming activity. However, filmmakers are strongly urged to investigate and seek the appropriate approvals for location filming well in advance of proposed shoot dates, to allow sufficient time to process applications.

  • All location owners will require evidence that the production company has adequate Public Liability Insurance.
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • The authorities responsible for public locations in the ACT will also generally require a Risk Management Plan to be submitted with the permit application.
  • Filmmakers are reminded that, in carrying out filming activities, they are guests and are expected to behave appropriately.
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