Filming Permit

If you want to film on a street in Monash, you need to apply for a filming permit. You may have to provide Council with a traffic management plan (TMP), depending on the size and place of the area you want to film in.

Commercial operators wanting to film in Monash must obtain Application to Film permit before undertaking the filming. There is a $303 fee for this permit.

Application - Filming Permit (PDF, 826KB)

Students/amateur filmmakers wanting to film in Monash must obtain Amateur/Student filming permit before undertaking the filming. There is no fee for this permit. 

Application - Amateur /Student Filming Permit (PDF, 640KB)

The application also requires the following information be noted and accounted for:

  • Information regarding the size and number of vehicles needed to be parked at that location
  • Parking restrictions
  • All street, park and local activity must be taken into consideration, e.g garbage collection, business, sports etc.
  • Residents within the affected area must be given a minimum of 48 hours notice
  • A copy of your $20,000,000 (min) Public Liability Policy, including Council’s interest noted, must be submitted with your application
  • A permit for a maximum period may be issued. This may vary on the location
  • A minimum of two weeks notice must be given to Council before filming commences

Submitting your form 

Forms can be submitted via the following methods: 

  • In person (cash/cheque/credit) - Council Offices at 293 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley or Oakleigh Service Centre at 3 Atherton Road, Oakleigh
  • By mail - forward cheque, money order, credit card payment form to City of Monash, Community Laws PO Box 1, Glen Waverley VIC 3150
  • Email - forward credit card payment form to mail@monash.vic.gov.au
  • Phone - call Council on (03) 9518 3555 and pay with your credit card

Enquiries: Leroy de Alwis, Senior Community Laws Officer on 9518 3450 or leroy.dealwis@monash.vic.gov.au

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Last updated: 30 November 2017