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The main purpose of regulating film production is to ensure these activities are carried out in a safe manner with minimal disruption to local residents and businesses. Council is required to monitor film production including feature films, television commercials, travel shows and still photography shoots. Compliance with Council requirements will ensure that public health and safety is protected during film production. If your specific questions are not answered on this site, contact Council.
The applicant for a licence must be a legal entity (e.g. person(s) or Company).
Note - a business name or shop name is not a legal entity and cannot be the licence holder.

The following activities require an approval from Council:
  • Film production in Council parks, reserves or on foreshores requires approval under Councils Local Law No. 5 Parks, Reserves and Foreshores.
  • Film Production on private land, may require approval under Councils Planning Scheme, for further information see Noosa Planning Scheme . 
The following activities do not require an approval from Council:
  • If no approval is required, you still have a responsibility to comply with any other relevant legislation that may apply.