CATO Location Services

CATO is Australia’s most innovative Traffic Management, Security, Location Vehicles and Production Support Crew company. For over a decade they have been collaborating with and empowering their clients.
Ausfilm Member since 2021

This year CATO were awarded the SPA Service and Facilities Business of the Year award. Their background in the Film and TV industry means they are agile and enterprising – they strive to deliver smart, safe and reliable services to ensure their clients’ success.

CATO have proudly committed to becoming Carbon Neutral in 2023.

Traffic management

+ Traffic management
+ Planning and government liaison
+ Pedestrian management
+ Parking management
+ Barricading and securing parking spaces
+ Design and implementation of traffic management, traffic guidance schemes and pedestrian management plans


+ Security management
+ Asset protection
+ Crowd control
+ Access management and gatekeeping
+ HVM coordination and installation
+ Uniformed and plain-clothed security officers
+ Personal security for VIPs
+ RSA marshalls


CATO provide Environmental, Health and Safety Officers and have over 20 qualified people who work across everything from large-scale events to exciting and hair-raising film productions. They work with our clients to mitigate risk and reduce the chances of liability.


CATO provide specialist Unit Managers for TVCs and long-form productions. Based on the size and scale of your production we will tailor our services and cater to your specific needs. We work nationally and have also collaborated on offshore international productions.


CATO have a range of location vehicles available to suit any production, big or small. We provide green rooms, Honeywagons, makeup & wardrobe trucks, trailers and Pods. 


CATO provides safeguarding for productions against COVID-19 risks in compliance with the Australian Government Department of Health guidelines. Services include covid safety, cleaning, PCR and Rapid Antigen Testing.


Kieran Cato

Managing Director
[email protected]

Mick Darda

General Manager
[email protected]

1800 841 500

  • Thirteen Lives
  • Nine Perfect Strangers
  • Max Max: Fury Road
  • Invisible Man
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Alien: Covenant
  • Penguin Bloom
  • Peter Rabbit 1 and 2