Filming and Photography in the Library

Staff and students of La Trobe are welcome to take photographs or short videos for their personal use or for class assignments using hand-held devices, without formal authorization, provided that staff and other users are not photographed or inconvenienced.

Permission from the Library is required for any filming or photography that meets any of the following criteria:

  • for commercial purposes
  • conducted by news media
  • images or recordings for wider distribution
  • includes shots of recognizable faces
  • requires any additional equipment
  • requires moving of any furniture

Please read the guidelines for filming and photography on library premises [PDF 88KB] before requesting permission.

Complete and submit the form below at least one week in advance of the scheduled event. The Library will endeavor to reply within 2 business days upon receipt of the completed form. A copy of the approved request must be available to be presented to staff anytime during filming.

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
If filming and photography is part of a subject you are studying, fill in the below details: