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Filming and Photography Application Form

About This Form


You can use this form to apply for approval to undertake commercial filming or still photography activities in the indoor and outdoor spaces within The Royal Botanic Garden and the Domain.

Ensure you have read the Commercial Filming and Photography Terms and Conditions and the Royal Botanic Garden and Domain Trust regulations.

Please note this application is subject to approval by The Royal Botanic Garden and does not constitute a confirmed booking.


Applicant Details


Please note asterisk denotes required field.


Company Details


Production Details

Type of Production*

Production Genre*

Only required if you have selected "Other" above.
Production Equipment

Please supply more detailed information if you have ticked any of the boxes above.

Please note many of the above activities will also require approval to be sought from other statutory authorities. This may include, but is not limited to, NSW Police, NSW Roads and Maritime Services, Arts NSW, RSPCA, NSW Office of the Children's Guardian, Fire and Rescue NSW, NSW Rural Fire Service.


Shoot Details


We recommend a minimum 5 business days to process an application.

Start Date of Shoot*
End Date of Shoot*
Alternate Wet Weather Date
Start Time*
End Time*
View map here



Please note parking is only available for 24 hour periods.

Will you require parking on site? *
(refer to rate card for fees)


RBG security can be hired to barricade parking and protect assets. The licensee also has the option of hiring their own security.

Start Date/Time
End Date/Time
  No. of parking spots required   No. of vehicles
Hospital Rd
Mrs Macquaries Rd
  Security Company name   Mobile Phone contact
Please provide


Permit valid on any of the above roads, however does not guarantee a space

Start Date/Time
End Date/Time
  No. of parking spots required   No. of vehicles

Vehicle Details

  Number of   Height

Please note vehicles must remain on roads unless otherwise approved. Traffic signs and public road regulations are to be observed at all times.


Risk Assessment


As part of your application you must provide a risk assessment. For more information, see our Filming and Photography Risk Assessment.


Terms and Conditions


All filming and photography activities are subject to agreement with specific Terms and Conditions.

Applications are also bound by the Royal Botanic Garden and Domain Trust regulations.


Fees and Charges


Please see our rate card for a comprehensive list of our fees and charges for filming and photography activities.


Supporting Documentation


Proof of public liability insurance ($20m for filming, $10m for photography) and a completed risk assessment form must be submitted as part of this application. You can add these documents to your application below. Location map, production schedule and budget are not required, but will assist us in processing your application.




Full payment is required prior to production and can be made by EFT or credit card (Visa and MasterCard only).

Upon submission of your application, our staff will be in contact with you to provide a quote for your production.


Terms and Conditions


Please check the box below to acknowledge that you have read and accept The Royal Botanic Garden Terms and Conditions for commercial filming and photography activities.