Filming In The Northern Rivers

In the first instance, please contact Northern Rivers Screenworks for all filming enquiries.

Screenworks will be able to provide advice about filming in the region, connect you with professional screen practitioners, discuss local council requirements and put you in contact with the film liaison officer for each local government authority.

Phone: + 61 2 6687 1599


Local Crew:

Looking for local crew? Screenworks’ Member Directory lists contact information and CVs for our members.
If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please contact Screenworks office on (02) 6687 1599 or email:

Getting There & Away:

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport

Ballina Airport is the gateway to Ballina and Byron shires. Ballina is situated on the coast and at the mouth of the Richmond River, while Byron Bay is 30 minutes’ drive north past stunning beaches and headlands.
Ballina Airport website

Gold Coast Airport

The Gold Coast Airport at Coolangata is the starting point for a journey into the beautiful unspoilt Tweed area, just a few minutes away. Be seduced by stylish new resorts, great restaurants and bars combined with stretches of long, sandy beaches. Get out and explore the hinterland along the Rainforest Way, a scenic touring route that winds though national parks, rainforests, rivers and heritage towns.
Gold Coast Airport website

Lismore Airport

Rex and Lismore Regional Airport will treat you to the best in country hospitality and facilities on your next trip to the Far North Coast. From the time you board one of Rex’s 52 weekly flights between Sydney and Lismore until you’re sipping gourmet coffee in the airconditioned terminal, everything will be just perfect
Lismore Airport website

Grafton (Clarence Valley Regional) Airport

Located approximately 15 kms from Grafton, the Clarence Valley Regional Airport is convenient and local. Regional Express (REX) operates multiple daily flights between Grafton and Sydney via Taree.
Grafton Airport website

Tourism Information:

The following websites cover the 7 shires of the Northern Rivers region and are a useful resource for accommodation options.

Accommodation Providers:

Byron Bay Holiday Rentals

Byron Bay Holiday Rentals is one of the largest Byron Bay holiday accommodation services in the region and also offers services in Lennox Head, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Scotts Head, and Melbourne and surrounding area.

Offering a wide range of diverse properties in the Byron Bay Shire, our holiday houses include luxury beach side accommodation, private and exclusive Hinterland retreats, family and pet friendly holiday homes, executive style apartments close to town, romantic studios and so much more. Our expert team focus solely on holiday homes, promising tailored customer service and specialised experience to both guests and owners.

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