Filming in Cardinia Shire

The information on this page relates to commercial filming, including television, feature films, advertising and television commercials, documentaries and music videos.

Cardinia Shire is a scenic and film-friendly location, however there are some regulations in place to maintain a balance between commercial needs and the local amenity of residents and businesses.

Most commercial filming activities will require a permit for the use of a public space. Please download and submit the form at least 3 weeks before the proposed start date for filming, to allow time for processing.

Download the film permit application

You can email the completed form to, or send it by post or in-person.

No fees apply when submitting the application form, however you may incur fees when the application is assessed, for example when the application includes works within a road reserve.

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