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Media Permit

The Tiwi Land Council is responsible for overseeing media access on behalf of traditional owners. While Tiwi land is privately owned, Tiwi people recognise the importance of media access to their islands so long as cultural sensitivities are respected and appropriate behaviour is observed. The Tiwi Land Council requires a minimum of 15 working days to process Media Permit applications. Permits must be carried at all times.

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Media Permit Application

Organisation/Applicant Details

Contact Details

Visit Details

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Please note: A permit to stay within community boundaries permits travel between communities on main roads only. A permit for travelling outside community boundaries is required for all other activities outside communities.

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Project Description


Drone Usage

Number of people on this Media Permit

Up to 10 media representatives can visit the Tiwi Islands under one Media Permit. If there are more than 10 people in your group, please contact the Tiwi Land Council

Your Agreement with Tiwi Land Owners