Film and Photo Shoots  

To see the Civic Centre map, including Civic Centre photo shoot locations, please click here.

Wedding Photos 

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Bookings can be made for wedding photos at both the Civic Centre grounds and Cottesloe beach.

Areas available for wedding photo bookings are:

  • Civic Centre grounds
  • North Cottesloe Beach
  • Arch Monument - overlooking Cottesloe Beach
  • Sun Dial - overlooking Cottesloe Beach

Please note that Cottesloe Beach (sand and grassed area near Indiana's) are not permitted for wedding photos.

Bookings can be made at cost of $105 per hour. Please note that no section of the Civic Centre grounds or beach can be booked exclusively. All these areas are public space and therefore other events or people can use all areas at the same time as your booking.

If you would like to book your wedding photos at any of these areas please complete the Wedding Photo Application Form for Civic Centre grounds or beach wedding photos and return to town@cottesloe.wa.gov.au or in person to 109 Broome Street, Cottesloe, WA, 6011. Please note that applications are not confirmed until payment has been received and approval letter has been issued.

If you have any questions about a booking please contact the Events Officer on 9285 5000 or email town@cottesloe.wa.gov.au.

Personal or Portrait Photos

Photo credit: Anthea Auld

 

 

Personal or portrait photos can be booked for one hour sessions at both the Civic Centre grounds and the beach. 

Areas available for photo bookings include:

Please note that Cottesloe Beach (sand and grassed area near Indiana's) are not permitted for personal or portrait photos.

As the Civic Centre grounds and beach are public space, other events or people can use the area at the same time as your booking. No section of the Civic Centre grounds or beach can be booked exclusively. 

Applications are to be returned to council@cottesloe.wa.gov.au and are not confirmed until payment has been received and approval letter has been issued.

Professional Film and Photo Shoots

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Professional film and photo shoots, including corporate photo shoots, can be booked for half day (four hour) or full day (eight hour) sessions.

Application forms must be received at least ten business days prior to filming/photo shoot date or the application may not be considered. Larger scale film or photo shoots may require longer time for approval. Applications are classified as charitable, educational, community, tourism or commercial in accordance with the Event and Facility Classification Policy.

Please be aware that if you require the use of Cottesloe Beach, the main section of the beach (in front of Indiana), approval will be subject to the time of year of the shoot.

To book, please complete the Film and Photo Application Form and ensure that you have read the Conditions of Use. Applications are to be returned to town@cottesloe.wa.gov.au and are not confirmed until payment has been received and an approval letter has been issued.  

Fees and Charges 2022 - 2023

Hire Rate
Wedding/ Personal/ Portrait Hire - Fee (Hourly) $105
Commercial/ Tourism - Application Fee $150
Commercial/ Tourism - Fee (Hourly) $157.50

Bond - Charity/ Education/ Community*

$100

Bond - Tourism/ Commercial*

$500
  • Bond is payable on all film and photo shoots, at the time of application. 

Related Documents 

Wedding Photo - Online Application Form

Film and Photo Shoot - Online Application Form

COVID-19 Booking Notice

Bond Refund Request