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Application Review Timeframes

Please note that any filming applications, including drone filming, can take up to 30 days to be approved. To avoid delays, ensure you have sent in a completed Commercial Filming Permit Application and all documents required with enough time prior to your proposed filming dates.

Works and service improvements are conducted periodically across Rottnest Island

A range of projects are also currently underway to refresh and revitalise Rottnest Island facilities. These works aim to enhance the visitor experience and to preserve the island long term.

Please refer to this list for updates on works taking place and how they may impact your visit.

For further information on planning your visit to the island, visit

Last updated: 24 April 2024