The Harbour Trust offers 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.
[COVID-19 update: Currently, the Harbour Trust is only accepting event bookings that comply with the NSW Government’s public health orders. Commercial activities as well as low impact filming and photography MAY be permitted at our sites.]
To apply for a filming and photography permit, please consult our Venue Use Guidelines and complete the relevant application or enquiry forms:
For information on wedding photoshoots, see: Wedding venues (overview).
|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
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.
The following table indicates the forms you will be required to complete as part of your application. The requisite forms are determined by the relevant event impact category and type as well as the agreement type issued to the event organiser. Details below...
For further information, see: Permits and approvals
|Standard Licence Agreement|
* Available upon request
|Custom Licence Agreement|
PO BOX 607
Mosman NSW 2088