South West Development Commission
The South West Development Commission is a statutory authority of the Western Australian government. Their aim is to make the South West region an even greater place to live, work and invest, doing so by partnering with communities, government, business and industry to identify and support projects that benefit the region.
Contact: Mat Lewis
Tel: (+61 8) 9792 2000
ScreenWest is Western Australia’s screen funding and development agency, committed to working in partnership with the screen industry to develop, support and promote film, television and digital media production in WA.
Contact person: Vicki Barr
Tel: (+61 8) 6552 7700
Australia’s South West
ASW is a government-funded tourism marketing body based in Bunbury, charged with coordinating, developing and creating tourism opportunities focused around the South West of WA.
Department of Parks and Wildlife
DPAW offers support and advice to industry individuals and bodies in the areas of tourism and commercial filming.
Permission is required to conduct any commercial activity on lands and water managed by the Department of Parks and Wildlife. The processes for application and approval are dependent on the nature of the activity.
For a complete list of visitor centres within Australia’s South West, go to the Australia’s South West website.
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services
Operating 24 hours a day, every day of the year, DFES provides emergency services on land, by sea and air. Supported by an extensive network of volunteers and career firefighters, DFES works together with the community and government to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from a diverse range of emergencies.
Emergency Contact Numbers:
000 for fire, police, ambulance and life threatening emergencies
32 500 for State Emergency Services – emergency assistance
13 3337 for DFES emergency information
St John Ambulance – First Aid Services
St John Ambulance in Western Australia is a charitable, not-for-profit, humanitarian organisation serving the community through first aid. They can provide ambulance and medical care for events (including film productions), first aid training and support, kits and supplies.
- City of Albany
- Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
- Shire of Boyup Brook
- Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes
- Shire of Broomehill
- City of Bunbury
- City of Busselton
- Shire of Capel
- Shire of Collie
- Shire of Dardanup
- Shire of Denmark
- Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup
- Shire of Harvey
- Shire of Manjimup
- Shire of Nannup
- Shire of Plantagenet