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Filming Permits

Bass Coast Shire is a film-friendly location. Council recognises the benefits filming brings to the area and encourages people to bring their film and photography projects here.

Filming and photography activities do require a permit. If you plan on undertaking filming and photography projects in Bass Coast Shire, please complete a filming permit application form.

Please read the Filming and Still Photography Guidelines prior to submitting you Application Form. Fees may be applicable for the issue of a filming permit.

If you're planning on using a drone you will need a filming permit. Please check out the Civil Aviation Authority requirements and contact our Events Team on the numbers below to discuss your plans.

For further information, contact the Events Team on 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2211.