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Ashfield CouncilAshfield Council
Address 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield NSW 2131 Location Inner Western region of Sydney Contact Davide Torresan Position Traffic Engineer/ Film Contact Officer (FCO) Phone (02) 9716 1984 Switch Phone (02) 9716 1800 Fax (02) 9716 1911 DavideT@ashfield.nsw.gov.au Website http://www.ashfield.nsw.gov.au Description
Large areas of untouched original Federation houses in Haberfield are available for filming.
Ashfield Council has a newer 25m indoor pool, and an existing 33m deep pool, a 50m outdoor pool and a 25m childrens' pool at the Ashfield Aquatic Centre.
Auburn CouncilAuburn Council
Bankstown City CouncilBankstown City Council
Blacktown City CouncilBlacktown City Council
Botany Bay City CouncilBotany Bay City Council
Burwood CouncilBurwood Council
Location Inner Western region of Sydney Contact Nancy Decuzzi Position Traffic and Transport Officer (FCO) Phone (02) 99119882 Switch Phone (02) 99119911 email@example.com Website http://www.burwood.nsw.gov.au Description The Burwood area has a rich heritage evidenced by the number of heritage items and heritage streetscapes in the area. There are 20 heritage conservation areas displaying a range of different streetscapes, including one of the most significant precincts in Sydney, Appian Way, with its curved street and large Federation homes on large allotments. Other significant streetscapes include The Strand, Croydon (Federation shopping strip), Burwood Road, Burwood (commercial/retail Town Centre) and Philip Street, Strathfield (residential streetscape).
The Council area features 8 items of State heritage significance and other historic buildings in private and public ownership, including Woodstock, a large 19th century mansion and grounds now used as a community centre. There are also a number of historic churches and a number of historic public and private schools with significant grounds and buildings. The area also features two significant parks: Burwood Park within the Burwood Town Centre which contains a pond, outdoor chess board, and War Memorial, and Henley Park in Enfield which is a large open parkland with sporting fields and a swimming centre. There are parts of the Burwood area that afford views to other suburbs and the city skyline. Major productions shot in the LGA include: Mask 2 (Son of the Mask), White Collar Blue, Young Lions, Life Support, Rats in the Ranks, Grassroots, several US commercials, and various Australian lifestyle productions.
Campbelltown City CouncilCampbelltown City Council
Canterbury City CouncilCanterbury City Council
City of Canada BayCity of Canada Bay
City of Sydney CouncilCity of Sydney Council
Fairfield City CouncilFairfield City Council
Location South-Western region of Sydney Contact Helen Denuntiis Position Communications Officer (FCO) Phone (02) 97250205 Switch Phone (02) 97250222 firstname.lastname@example.org Website http://www.fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au Description
Fairfield City Council covers 27 suburbs including Fairfield and Cabramatta CBD, the industrial estate at Smithfield-Wetherill Park and the rural area of Horsley Park. It is also home to Fairfield City Farm, a real working farm with native and farm animals and the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery, home to a unique vintage village.
Holroyd City CouncilHolroyd City Council
Hornsby Shire CouncilHornsby Shire Council
Location Far Northern suburbs of Sydney Contact Le-Ann Coe-Pollard Position Parks & Recreation Coordinator (FCO) Phone (02) 98476058 Switch Phone (02) 98476666 Fax (02) 98476592 email@example.com Website http://www.hornsby.nsw.gov.au Description
Hornsby Shire Council is willing and able to meet film-makers every need. The shire boasts an abundance of natural environs ranging from the pristine waters of the Hawkesbury River through to spectacular bushland settings. There are houses and highways, heritage and horticulture all within 50 mins of Sydney's CBD. Broadacre farms are close at hand in the north-west sector of the shire, and major retail outlets to tempt even the most discerning buyer. Why not make Hornsby Shire, your production location of choice?
View the Hornsby Shire Council's commercial filming promotional video to explore potential filming locations in this area via the link below:
Hunter's Hill CouncilHunter's Hill Council
Location Inner North-West region of Sydney Contact Ida Ozoux-Blessing Position PA to the Mayor & General Manager (FCO) Phone (02) 98799400 Fax (02) 98097338 firstname.lastname@example.org Website http://www.huntershill.nsw.gov.au Description Hunters Hill is a leafy sandstone peninsula at the confluence of the Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers. The essential character of the area was formed in the mid-1800s. Development in the area is almost entirely residential. In 1978, Hunters Hill was declared a Conservation Area by the National Trust.
Hurstville City CouncilHurstville City Council
Kogarah City CouncilKogarah City Council
Location Southern region of Sydney Contact Judith Howes Position Administration Officer, Parks and Waterways (FCO) Phone (02) 9330 9451 Switch Phone (02) 9330 9400 Fax (02) 95875779 email@example.com Website http://www.kogarah.nsw.gov.au Description
Kogarah has a culturally diverse population of around 50,000 people and spans some 20 square kilometres. There are more than 115 parks and reserves maintained by Council for community use. Many of these feature sporting facilities, play equipment, natural and unique landscaping. Many of the large parks have a spectacular water frontage onto the Georges River. The reserves range in habitat from the traditional Australian bush setting to wetlands and mangroves.
Kogarah's history dates back to 1885 and the area is well known for its historical buildings. Kogarah School of the Arts, built in 1886, has been fully restored and this Victorian building makes a perfect period-piece backdrop.
Another historic feature building is Carss Park Cottage, established in 1863. This lovely stone cottage overlooks scenic Kogarah Bay and has become a popular location for wedding photographs. The cottage now operates as a historic museum. Many of the buildings on Railway Parade still maintain the character of yesteryear, with restored street frontages and fruit shops. The CBD is often referred to as "the village".
In addition to parks and historic buildings, Kogarah features: scenic fishing piers under Tom Ugly's Bridge, three libraries, a customer service centre, tennis courts, swimming pools, sporting ovals, basketball courts and a modern community conference centre.
Ku-ring-gai CouncilKu-ring-gai Council
Address 818 Pacific Highway GORDON NSW 2072 Location North region of Sydney Contact Sarah Rees Position Community and Recreation Administration Officer (FCO) Phone (02) 9424 0824 Switch Phone (02) 9424 0000 Fax (02) 9424 0207 firstname.lastname@example.org Website http://www.kmc.nsw.gov.au Description
16kms from central Sydney.
General character of Ku-ring-gai:
Primarily a residential area, there are numerous homes of quality 20th Century architecture, surrounded by established gardens and village shops. Ku-ring-gai's suburbs follow the North Shore railway line and offer good access to significant parks, gardens and bushland. Home to some of Sydney's oldest and most exclusive schools.
There are a number of heritage listed homes and buildings such as Eryldene Historic House and Garden, Rose Seidler House and Tulkiyan. Many large grand estates can still be found intact, with large formal gardens. Some of Sydney's finest streets of inter war and post war architecture can also be found 1920 American styled bungalows through to the architecture of the 1950s and 1960s.
There is a diverse range of building materials used in the area, from unpainted brick with tile roofs, to early timber houses, one-bedroom workers cottages, rendered walls, timber shingles and iron or slate roofs.
Parks and Gardens:
Gardens: a variety of horticultural styles and in harmony with the natural landscapes including formal period gardens, some including stonework terraces and steps, carved sandstone ornaments, archways, water fountains and pergolas. There are also large estate private gardens. Council owned Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden is in bushland setting adjacent to picnic areas, playground and education resource area. Swain Gardens is nestled within Killara and are representative of a garden style popular with attitudes and tastes of the 1950s and reflects a vision of the "English Garden" within a bushland setting.
Parks: Many parks contain playground equipment and have bushland pockets or canopy trees. A number of district parks offer unique characteristics including Echo Point Park (middle harbour views), Wahroonga Park (gazebo and traditional English rose garden) and Bicentennial Park (natural amphitheatre).
St Ives Show Ground:
Predominantly rural in character, featuring equestrian grounds and stables and a variety of other structures including old army buildings.
Large tracks of bushland featuring tall forests, heathlands, sandstone outcrop, ponds, gullies and waterfalls, scenic waterways and tidal wetlands, numerous walking tracks and boardwalks. National Park surrounds the Ku-ring-gai area.
Local railway stations offer examples of early 1900 suburban stations featuring: island platform structures, beautiful garden settings, older style ticket offices and signal boxes.
For assistance with filming locations please contact the Filming Officer.
Lane Cove CouncilLane Cove Council
Leichhardt Municipal CouncilLeichhardt Municipal Council
Address 7-15 Wetherill Street, Leichhardt NSW 2040 Location Inner West region of Sydney Contact Carmelina Giannini / Katernia Maros-Mantzoros Position Administrative Officer (FCO) Phone (02) 9367 9123 (Katerina) / (02) 9367 9380 (Carmelina) Switch Phone (02) 9367 9222 Fax (02) 93679111 email@example.com Website http://www.lmc.nsw.gov.au
Liverpool City CouncilLiverpool City Council
Manly CouncilManly Council
Marrickville CouncilMarrickville Council
Mosman Municipal CouncilMosman Municipal Council
North Sydney CouncilNorth Sydney Council
Parramatta City CouncilParramatta City Council
Penrith City CouncilPenrith City Council
Location Outer Western Sydney Contact Paul Page Position City Marketing Supervisor (FCO) Phone (02) 47327866 Switch Phone (02) 47327777 Fax (02) 47327958 firstname.lastname@example.org Website http://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au Description Penrith Valley offers rural settings with city facilities and services. Penrith features the scenic Nepean River, Nepean Gorge, Penrith Lakes, Penrith White-Water Stadium and a mixture of historic homes and churches as well as first class shopping facilities and businesses all with views of the Blue Mountains escarpment.
Pittwater CouncilPittwater Council
Address Pittwater 2108 NSW Location Outer Northern beaches of Sydney (45 minutes from Sydney CBD) Contact Nikki Griffith Position Reserves & Recreation Officer (FCO) Phone (02) 99701355 Switch Phone (02) 99701111 Fax (02) 9970 1200 email@example.com Website http://www.pittwater.nsw.gov.au Description
Pittwater Council offers 18kms of ocean coastline with long stretches of open beaches and rocky headland, sand dunes and sand spits, native bushland, pockets of rainforest, waterways, foreshores and public wharves.
Locations within Pittwater have been used for Dark City, Water Rats, Police Rescue, Home & Away, Man Who Sued God, Changi, Grass Roots, Big Sky, Beast, Lantana, Liquid Bridge and Always Greener.
Contact Council to discuss/meet regarding any logistically complex shoots.
Randwick City CouncilRandwick City Council
Location South-Eastern region of Sydney Contact Nerida Ayshford Position Bookings Officer (*Nerida is in the office Mon, Tues Wed & Thurs) (FCO) Phone (02) 9399 0539 Switch Phone (02) 9399 0999 Fax (02) 9319 1510 firstname.lastname@example.org Website http://www.randwick.nsw.gov.au Description
Interesting locations include:
Coogee, Maroubra and Clovelly Beaches
Heffron Park, Maroubra/Pagewood
Gordons (Thompsons) Bay
La Perouse area (some under Botany Bay National Park)
Prince of Wales Drive (Port Botany Authority)
Eastern Beaches Coastal Walk (Clovelly to Maroubra)
Maroubra Beach Skate Park
Rockdale City CouncilRockdale City Council
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Strathfield Municipal CouncilStrathfield Municipal Council
Sutherland Shire CouncilSutherland Shire Council
Address Locked Bag 17, Sutherland Shire 1499 NSW Location Southern region of Sydney Contact Catherine Leather Position Film Liaison Officer (FCO) Phone (02) 97100583 Switch Phone (02) 97100333 Fax (02) 97100594 email@example.com Website http://www.sutherlandshire.nsw.gov.au Description
Sutherland Shire is located on the coast in the southern metropolitan region of Sydney. Bordered entirely by bushland and waterways, it covers a region of 370 sq. kms, about half of which is National Park, including the Royal National Park, which is the second oldest in the world. Geographic features include extensive beaches, wetlands, bays and rivers, rising to tablelands dissected by deep river valleys and gorges. The Shire's population is currently estimated at slightly over 200,000 making it one of the largest local governments in NSW. Sutherland Shire Council is proud to be film friendly.
The Hills Shire Council (formerly Baulkham Hills Shire Council)The Hills Shire Council (formerly Baulkham Hills Shire Council)
Location North-Western region of Sydney Contact Raquel Bloom Position Film Contact Officer Phone (02) 9761 4509 Switch Phone (02) 9843 0555 Fax (02) 9843 0409 firstname.lastname@example.org Website http://www.thehills.nsw.gov.au Description
Historically the area has - Bella Vista Farm estate (c 1795), Rouse Hill estate (c 1813 including stables & woolshed), Castle Hill Rebellion (location of convict uprising) and various old sandstone buildings under private ownership.
Rurally the area has - small towns (Wiseman's Ferry and Sackville), numerous gardens, Rose Gardens, market gardens, private alpaca farms and bushland.
On the Hawkesbury River - Wiseman's Ferry (punt to cross the river), small riverside communities (Sackville and Lower Portland), water skiing and houseboats.
Warringah CouncilWarringah Council
Address Warringah 2084 NSW Location Northern beaches region of Sydney Position Reserve Bookings (FCO) Phone (02) 9942 2545 Switch Phone (02) 9942 2640 Fax (02) 994 22691 email@example.com Website http://www.warringah.nsw.gov.au Description
Warringah has a variety of very different locations including numerous golf courses, lagoon areas, parks, playgrounds, reserves, Narrabeen Lake, Water and Recycling Centre and National Parks. Beaches and Coastal Rock pools:
10 of Sydney's best beaches range from built up urban areas to stretches of undeveloped coastline. 6 Heritage listed rockpools in coastal settings. Warringah also boasts several stretches of inland water surrounded by natural bushland ranging from Sydney "scrub" to mini rainforests.
Brookvale Industrial Area:
A typical Sydney light industrial area concentrated between Pittwater Road and Harbord Road and is characterised by warehouse, showrooms and workshops.
Waverley CouncilWaverley Council
Location Eastern region of Sydney Contact Lorna Bussell and Julie Jenkinson Position (For Beaches, Bondi Park & Coastal Walk) (FCO) Phone (02) 83623406 Switch Phone (02) 93698000 Fax (02) 83623430 firstname.lastname@example.org Website http://www.waverley.nsw.gov.au Description
Lorna Bussell - Beaches, the coastal walk & Bondi Park; Julie Jenkinson or the Mill Hill Administration Team for all other parks.
Willoughby City CouncilWilloughby City Council
Woollahra Municipal CouncilWoollahra Municipal Council