Wedding Ceremony and Wedding Photography and Filming Permit application guidelines

Parks Victoria offers a range of stunning natural landscapes to hold your special day. 

Who should submit a Wedding Ceremony and Wedding Photography / Filming application?

  • Anyone who wants to hold their wedding ceremony and/or have their wedding photography/filming on Parks Victoria estate will need to apply for a permit.

Permit lead time

  • All applications are required to be submitted a minimum of 8 weeks in advance of your proposed wedding date.

How to apply for a wedding or wedding photography / filming permit


Fees

Permit fees for holding your wedding on Parks Victoria estate varies depending on location, number of guests and infrastructure plans.

For a full list of charges check Parks Victoria’s fee schedule on the fees and charges page.

 

Werribee Park

If you would like to have your wedding ceremony, photography or filming at Werribee Park, please complete the application form below and submit to events@park.vic.gov.au

Werribee Park - Wedding Ceremony and Wedding Filming and Photography application (MSWord) 

Werribee Park - Event zones map

Fees

Permit fees for holding your wedding at Werribee Park depends on several factors. All fees are listed on the application form.

 

Dandenong Ranges Gardens

If you want to apply to have your wedding or wedding photography in one of the Dandenong Ranges Gardens, please complete the application form below and submit to: gardensweddingsbookings@parks.vic.gov.au or call (03) 8427 2087.  

Gardens include:

Dandenong Ranges Gardens – Wedding and Wedding Filming and/or Photography application form

Fees

Permit fees for holding your wedding at Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens varies depending several factors.

For a full list of charges check Parks Victoria’s fee schedule on the fees and charges page.

 

Point Nepean National Park

For information about wedding photography/filming at Point Nepean, read the Point Nepean Wedding Ceremony and Reception Prospectus.

Point Nepean Wedding Ceremony and Reception, including Wedding Photography / Filming, application form.

Email your enquiry to the local Events Manager prior to submitting your application at point.nepean@parks.vic.gov.au

Please note: Submitting an event application does not guarantee event approval. If your wedding ceremony will have over 100 people (including bridal party) in attendance, you will be required to supply a Certificate of Currency for $20 million public liability insurance.

 

RPA / Drone Usage

If you would like to use a drone as part of your wedding photography/filming, you will be required to provide more information and documents. Visit the RPA and Drone Filming and Photography Permit Application Guidelines page for more information.

 

Parks Victoria Sustainable Events Guide

Parks Victoria prides itself on its commitment to conservation and improving the health of our natural landscapes. The Parks Victoria’s Sustainable Events Guide is a useful tool for anyone organising their wedding on Parks Victoria estate. It is designed to be used as a reference during planning to ensure you are making your wedding as sustainable as possible.

 

Event, filming and photography FAQs

Check our frequently asked questions for answers about event, filming and photography on Parks Victoria's estate.

 

Choose a wedding venue to suit you

Parks Victoria offers a range of stunning natural landscapes to hold your special day.
The gardens of the historic Werribee Park Mansion.

Werribee Park

Visit Werribee Park and discover the story of an Australian pastoral empire. Explore the Victorian era in the Italianate-style architecture and interiors of Werribee Mansion. Stroll through 10 hectares of beautiful formal gardens and open space park land. Only 30 minutes from Melbourne, take a walk at Werribee Park, today.

Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden

The Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden is Victoria's premier cool-climate garden. With breathtaking views over the Yarra Valley, the garden features important collections of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias and more, in a setting of native and exotic trees. Seasonal changes ensure the garden is a year-round delight.
The lake and linking bridge at Alfred Nicholas Memorial Garden

Alfred Nicholas Memorial Garden

Delightful all year round, choose your own adventure along the many linking paths beneath the canopy of Mountain Ash trees as you stroll through the garden.

Point Nepean National Park

Walk or cycle through this rugged coastal landscape and enjoy panoramic views of Bass Strait, The Rip and Port Phillip.
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