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 apply at least 3 weeks before the proposed start date for filming, to allow time for processing.

Apply for a filming permit online

You can also download a film permit application and send it to us by email, 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.