Photography Competitions

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2017 Human Rights Photography

The 2017 Human Rights Photography competition is open to children and adults around the country, with a $800 camera prize up for grabs for the most outstanding image! This photo competition by the Australian Human Rights Commission explores the broad theme of 'Home', and they will showcase a selection of the best photos.

The theme is inspired by Eleanor Roosevelt's famous quote: “Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home..."

About the competition

  • There will be two categories for entries: Under 18 and 18 & over.
  • Overall winners will receive their prizes at the 2017 Human Rights Awards on December 8 in Sydney. A selection of photos from the Competition will also be on display.
  • Prizes for category winners are Olympus OM-D Mark II camera kits, valued at over $800 and two runners up in each category will receive a $100 voucher from Momento Photo Books.
  • The competition will close on 30 September 2017.

If you have a query about the competition, please email


Mount Helena Whim Festival Exhibition

Mount Helena Whim Festival is on again this year (at Pioneer Park in Mount Helena between 9:00am and 4:00pm on Sunday 29 October 2017) and is inviting students to enter the Photographic Competition. The theme is “My Family and Other Animals” with prizes to be won!

Primary School Secondary School Open Entry
First Prize $50
Viewer's Choice $50
Commendation $25
First Prize $50 
Viewer's Choice $50
Commendation $25
First Prize $50 
Viewer's Choice $50
Commendation $25

Entry is free to all student and applications close on 13 October, 5:00pm.
Click here to download the application form.


Your Health Link - National Photographic Competition

Primary and high school students are encouraged to grab their trusty camera, mobile phones or tablet to capture images that promote 'Healthy Life, Healthy You' for a change to win a range of great prizes. The competition closes 8 October 2017 with $45,000 in prizes to be won!

Visit Your Health Link Photo Competition for more details on the competition and how to participate.

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