Screen Tax Incentives

Australia offers a suite of globally competitive screen production incentives that include grants and tax rebates for eligible Qualifying Australian Production Expenditure.

The Australian Government incentives can be combined with state and local government incentives & funding.

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Location Offset & the Location Incentive – Up to 30%

The Location Offset for international productions filming in Australia offers a 16.5% tax rebate on Qualifying Australian Production Expenditure (QAPE).

The Location Incentive for international productions filming in Australia is a merit-assessed grant for projects that meet the requirements of the Location Offset, this program offers a grant of up to 13.5%.

To be eligible for the Location Incentive grant you must have support confirmed from one or more state or territory government. This can increase your savings by up to 10% in addition to the Australian Government Location Offset and Incentive program.

Post, Digital and Visual Effects (PDV) Offset – 30% + up to 15% for State & Territory PDV Incentives

The Australian Government's PDV Offset is a 30% tax rebate for productions who undertake post, digital and visual effects in Australia which can be combined with up to 15% from state and territory government incentives.


Australia’s states and territories also offer competitive incentives and grants for productions wanting to film in their regions; or for productions undertaking post, sound, music and visual effects with post and VFX studios in their states.

Work out the incredible savings when combining federal and state government incentives using the Australian Screen Incentives Calculator on this page.

The Producer Offset – 30% Non-Features or 40% Features

The Producer Offset: a 30% rebate for non-feature projects and 40% rebate for feature projects for Australian productions and Official Co-productions.

Official Treaty Co-Production

Official Treaty Co-productions are established under formal arrangements between Australia and governments of other countries, providing creative and economic benefits for both producers. Dive in here to see if your country is eligible.