Wedding application form

The University of Melbourne has an established practice for allowing wedding photography on University grounds and admission will not be granted without a permit. The number of permits issued is limited to a maximum of six 1.5-hour photography sessions per day on Saturdays and Sundays between 9am and 6pm only (one permit per 1.5 hour).

No permits will be issued for weekdays, the University Open Day or days when major University events are scheduled. The University reserves the right to add other dates as necessary to the list of dates when permits will not be issued.

In 2020, permits will NOT be issued for the following dates: weekdays, Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 February, Saturday 29 February & Sunday 1 March, Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 August, Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 October.

Applicant Details

First name:
Street address:
Mobile number:
Photographer/photography company:
Wedding car hire company:
Email address:

Permit Details

Day and date of permit:
Time slot (First preference):
Time slot (Second preference):
Time slot (Third preference):

Former/Current Staff or Student

Application type: Current or former staff or students (internal) are entitled to the discounted rate of $242.
Please select the appropriate application type from the list.
Proof of internal status: Please attach proof of internal client status, such as a copy of your student/staff card, transcript or degree.
You can also submit the form from a student or staff email address.
Additional information:

The Venue Management Office will endeavour to confirm the availability of your requested time slot within one week.

Once the time slot has been reserved an email will be sent to the email address registered in this form, with instructions of how to pay for the permit online. Once payment has been received, a permit will be emailed within three days.

If you have any questions regarding your application. Please reply to the confirmation email you will receive after submitting the form.

Please note that there are a number of building works taking place on campus that may affect your wedding photo shoot. There are renovations taking place in the Old Quad, which may involve scaffolding to the outside of the building.