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    Our Customer Service Offices in Laurieton, Port Macquarie and Wauchope will close for the Christmas/New Year period commencing 2:00 pm, Tuesday 24 December 2019 and will reopen on Thursday 2 January 2020 at 8.30 am.

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Signage and Filming


Filming Application Form

Anyone interested in filming within the Port Macquarie-Hastings region must first obtain relevant approvals for the activity.

The filmmaker’s responsibilities and obligations are further recognised under  Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Code of Conduct for Location Filming132KB pdf(PDF, 132KB) and the  Local Government Filming Protocol 2009353KB pdf(PDF, 353KB)

For all other filming enquiries please refer to Screen NSW

 Tourism Community and Service Signage315KB pdf(PDF, 315KB)

Application form to apply for the following:

  • Tourist attraction signs signal commercial and non-commercial tourist establishments and features of tourist interest, which meet the criteria in Section 8.0 of the Guidelines.
  • Service signs direct the traveling public to essential and desirable facilities and service businesses. Service signs signal service establishments and features of service interest, which meet the criteria in Section 8.0 of the Guidelines.
  • Community facility signage is for facilities that are essentially community based, even though visitors may use them and, in some cases, attract visitors in their own right. Community Service signs signal community service establishments and features of tourist interest, which meet the criteria in Section 8.0 of the Guidelines.

View the Policy and Guidelines for Tourism, Community and Service Signage.

Contact Council's Road Safety Coordinator on (02) 6581 8111

 Erect a Temporary Banner Application Form453KB pdf(PDF, 453KB)

Application form to erect a banner or flag within a reserve for the promotion of a local event of interest to the community and not to advertise for private profit or for commercial interests.

A banner site in the Camden Haven is currently on the reserve at the intersection of Ocean Drive and Kew Road, Laurieton. 

Prior to the erection of the banner, the applicant is to submit a certificate of currency of public liability insurance cover indemnifying the interests of Port Macquarie-Hastings Council. The insurance is to cover the display of the banner and have a minimum cover of $20M.

 Wauchope Banners Application Form492KB pdf(PDF, 492KB)

This application form is to book the Wauchope banners located on the Oxley Highway at the eastern entrance to Wauchope. 

Not for profit Community groups are encouraged to promote local community events via banners at the entrance to Wauchope.

This page was last updated on: 16 April 2019