Filming in The Hills Shire

Filming Permission

The Hills, Hawkesbury and Riverlands region has been the backdrop for a number of film and television productions over many decades. It is an ideal location with stunning scenery, the river, the farmlands and the villages - all within easy reach of the production studios of Sydney.

The regions proximity to Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Hunter Valley, make it an ideal place for any event that demands a spectacular backdrop including product launches, music video shoots, fairs and art shows where the focus of activities is the great outdoors.

Your first one stop shop for expert advice about filming in the Sydney Hills Area. Let our location specialist assist you with information on locations, local contacts, facilities and filming protocols and advice on all aspects of filming in area. 


General Information and Guidelines

NSW Local Government Filming Protocol(PDF, 294KB)

Filming Guidelines for Parking and Road Closures(PDF, 291KB)

Drone Use - please visit the Civil Aviation Safety Authority Website for general rules and regulations


Online Application to Film in The Hills Shire

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