The image of the Shrine of Remembrance is protected by law. Learn about permitted use of the image of the Shrine of Remembrance and uses requiring permission.
The Shrine of Remembrance Trustees hold exclusive rights to the manufacture, printing, publishing, display and sale of the image of the Shrine of Remembrance in any form. The Trustees may charge fees for any permission they grant for use of the image of the Shrine of Remembrance and may take legal action for any unapproved use.
As a general principal, photography should not interfere with Shrine programs and/or the quiet reflection of other users.
Visitors may take photographs for their own personal use in public areas of the Shrine of Remembrance. No specific approval is required. Please note, only handheld cameras are permitted on and within the Shrine monument—including monument courtyards and the Balcony. The use of drones is not permitted at any time.
Photography by a professional photographer or film crews, or photography to be offered for sale, in advertising or for promotional purposes, requires prior approval. Please complete the application form below.
Please note, wedding photography is not currently permitted.
‘News of the Day’ and Editorial Photography
No permission is required for use of the image of the Shrine of Remembrance in ‘news of the day’ photography by accredited news-media organisations or their authorised representatives in public areas of the Shrine of Remembrance; or for editorial use in publications unless the publication relates solely to the Shrine of Remembrance.
Media outlets or their authorised representatives seeking exclusive access, access to the monument outside normal operating hours, or access to non-public areas, should complete the application form below.
Other Uses of the Image of the Shrine of Remembrance
Use of the image of the Shrine of Remembrance for any other purpose not addressed above requires prior approval. Please complete the application form below.
Photography means still and/or motion recording of the visual image of the Shrine of Remembrance by any means and in any medium, and includes the images made and the activities related to their making.
Professional Photographer is a person who on any basis trades as a photographer or seeks to derive a financial or other benefit by selling photographic products and/or services.
Shrine of Remembrance means the monument of the same name, the Shrine Reserve and any monument or memorial within the Shrine Reserve.
- Allow 5 business days for processing.
- Be aware that a fee may be required. All fees are due and payable in advance of the scheduled photography shoot.
Reviewed 30 March 2022