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WIRES 2017 Australia Day Photo Competition

Friday, January 13, 2017

Open for entries from 13th January, 2017. To enter you simply have to like and then private message your wildlife images to WIRES facebook page. You can also register to receive emails notifying you of the finalists and the competition winners. 

Images should be native animals/birds ideally observed and photographed in the wild (or in care if you are a licensed wildlife care volunteer). We would also love a few details of how you came to capture the image. There is a limit of 3 images per entrant. Please also provide an email contact address with your message. 

Entries are open until 10 pm AEST Tuesday, January 24th, 2017. 

All submissions must be made by the photographer having read the competition terms and conditions


1st Prize: An A4 Original Watercolour artwork presented on cold heavy pressed 200gsm paper generously donated by Liz H Lovell, a local Sydney wildlife and nature artist.

2nd Prize: One pair of sunglasses donated by long term WIRES supporter GROWN Sustainable Wooden Eyewear​ 

3rd Prize: One Hoyts movie gift voucher 

Finalists will be posted to WIRES facebook page on Wednesday afternoon 25th January 2017 and public voting by ‘liking’ will be open through Australia Day until 12 noon AEST on Monday January 30th 2017. Winners will be announced on Tuesday January 31st, 2017.

Remember that to enter you need to send images by private message to WIRES facebook page. Even if you are not entering make sure you visit and like our facebook page so that you see the finalists when they are posted on Wednesday afternoon January 25th and so that you can vote to help choose the winner. The images submitted and those selected as our finalists last year were just stunning.


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