The Shire is easily accessible by train and car and located just 25 kilometres south of Sydney CBD and 20 minutes from Sydney Airport.
Its natural beauty, cultural centres, community and sports facilities and thriving commercial centres make it suitable for all types of events, filming and photography projects.
Council welcomes film projects and adheres to the Local Government Protocol
Check out some of our amazing locations and past filming projects (2 minute video)
Our booking officers can give guidance on suitable locations for your project.
If you are filming on private land, you do not need Council approval. For large shoots a copy of your film management plan is appreciated.
Watch video here
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Council approval is required for filming or photography held on public land. A permit will be issued which details the requirements of your shoot.
A completed filming and photgraphy application must be submitted to Council no less than:
Please provide a shoot brief including:
Please see examples of filming/photography activities not permitted on public land.
Apply for a filming/photography permit
Ultra Low Impact (10 or less crew) $115
Low Impact (11-25 crew) $220
Medium Impact (26-50 crew) $455
High Impact (50+ crew + trucks) $725
Photo Shoot $135
The above fees are for standard filming.
Large or unique applications may incur additional fees.
Venue fees may apply.
Sutherland Shire Council
Business, Sport & Community Service Unit
Phone: 9710 0891
Enquiries can be directed to Filming & Events Unit on 9710 0891 or
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