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Filming and Photography

From former defence sites and coastal bushland through to historic industrial, maritime and convict precincts, our network of places on Sydney Harbour represent an opportunity to undertake filming and photography against a unique backdrop.

The Harbour Trust offers ultra-low, low-impact and student filming and photography permits to shoot on Harbour Trust land. Our land is also available for wedding photography, media shoots, and medium to high impact filming and photography, including feature films, TV series, commercial and fashion shoots.

How to apply

To apply for a filming and photography permit, complete the relevant application or enquiry form from the following selection:

 

Filming and photography type Rate (incl. GST)
Ultra-low impact (10 hours, between 5am and 10pm) $385
Low impact (10 hours, between 5am and 10pm) $935
High impact (10 hours) — price on assessment $4400
High impact — additional hourly rate $440
Install/dressing days $2200
Wedding photography only $275

 

Additional expenses Rate (incl. GST)
Harbour Trust staff (out-of-hours)* $110 per hour
Harbour Trust cleaning services (Minimum three hour call out)

Monday to Friday: $53.63 per hour
Saturday: $69.73 per hour
Sunday: $92.98 per hour

Public holidays: $116.23 per hour


Harbour Trust Security services (Minimum four hour call out) Non-public holiday period: $48.06 per hour
Public holiday period: $72.19 per hour

 

*Outside of business hours (8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday), attendance by Harbour Trust staff is required to mitigate a) damage to Harbour Trust property, b) threats to public safety, c) unreasonable disturbance to neighbouring properties and d) access to licenced areas arising from the hirer’s use.

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