Shellharbour City Council residents are invited to enter photos taken in the Shellharbour region that showcase native wildlife, landscapes and native plants, or celebrate the beauty of our beaches and waterways. Entries are open from Monday 3 May - Saturday 5 June 2021.

Themes for this year's competition are:

  • Native wildlife – Images that focus on Australian native wildlife (e.g. Kookaburras, Peron’s Tree Frog, Echidna). Exotic species from overseas will not be eligible (e.g. European honeybees, Monarch butterfly)
  • Landscapes and native plants – Images that focus on landscapes in the Shellharbour area and include some Australian native plants, or an image focusing on a native plant/s (e.g. Australian gum trees, bottlebrushes)
  • Beaches and waterways – Images that celebrate an aspect of our local beaches and waterways (e.g. Shellharbour South Beach, Killalea Lagoon, Lake Illawarra on the Shellharbour side)
     

Prizes for 18 years and over age category

  • First prize in each theme is a 20 x 30 inch canvas print of your winning image professionally printed by PhotoMart and $150 cash.
  • Second prize in each theme is a 16 x 24 inch canvas print of your winning image professionally printed by PhotoMart and $100 cash.
     

Prizes for 17 years and under age category

  • First prize in each theme is a 20 x 30 inch canvas print of your winning image professionally printed by PhotoMart and $150 cash.
  • Second prize in each theme is a 16 x 24 inch canvas print of your winning image professionally printed by PhotoMart and $100 cash.
     

Lucky entry prize

  • One randomly selected entrant will receive a $100 Shellharbour City Council nursery voucher.
     

 You can check out the winning 2019 entrants here and 2018 entrants here.

We are excited to have Kramer Photography and click walk learn as part of our judging panel this year.

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Environment Team
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02 4221 6111
Last updated : Mon 3 May 2021