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Filming in the Region

Filming in the Moreton Bay Region

From stunning beaches and rustic hinterland retreats to business centres, lush valleys and rainforests, the Moreton Bay Region offers unique scenic locations for filming. Take a look through our screen reel to see what we have on offer.

Filming Permission & Regulation

Film production is regulated by Moreton Bay Regional Council to ensure that activities are carried out safely with minimal disruption to residents and businesses.

Film Production on council controlled land policy

When a filming permit is required

The following productions require a permit:

  • feature and short films
  • new media/multimedia
  • documentaries
  • television programs and commercials
  • corporate/music video
  • student films
  • still photography
  • remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) filming and photography (Approval holder must undertake activities in accordance with Civil Aviation Safety Regulations Part 101. See the Civil Aviation Safety Authority)

Council cannot grant approval for productions on State and Federal roads or reserves (includes Marine and National Parks). Requests for filming must be processed and approved by the relevant authority.

The following activities do not require a permit:

  • private use
  • news, current affair or live to are reporting
  • weddings

Learn more about approval applications here.

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