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Every new subscriber will receive one entry in the draw and we'll announce the winners on December 7, 2018.

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WIRES 2019 Wildlife Photo Competition

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Open for entries from 15th January, 2019. To enter you simply have to like and then private message your wildlife images to WIRES facebook page

Images should be native Australian mammals, birds or reptiles 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 4 images per entrant. Please also provide an email contact address with your message.

Entries are open until 10 pm AEST January 28th, 2019.

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


Prizes have been very generously donated by Frameshop, Marini Ferlazzo, Egg Picnic, Photoland and Perky by Nature.
The prize winners, chosen by facebook likes from the chosen and posted finalists will receive the following:

1st Prize – Total Value: $370

One $200 voucher from Frameshop 
one Marini Ferlazzo Sugar Glider

Giclée Print - 297x420 mm. Printed on 300gsm archival paper using high quality Epson pigment inks. Using giclée fine art reproduction technology, each print includes the Marini Ferlazzo embossment, validating it as an authorised giclée print that conforms to archival standards. Value $170

2nd Prize – Total Value: $315

One Egg Picnic 'Rainbow Lorikeet in flight' hand signed giclée print - 50 cm x 40 cm. Designed and made locally in Sydney. Value $165. Original artwork by Egg Picnic 

3rd Prize – Total Value: $92

One Egg Picnic artwork 'Tawny Frogmouth' hand signed giclée print - 21 cm x 21 cm. Designed and made locally in Sydney. Value $55 . Original artwork by Egg Picnic.
two Perky by Nature Cups Reusable Bamboo Fibre Coffee Cups. Value $37.

Finalists will be posted to WIRES facebook page on 1st Febraury 2019 and public voting by ‘liking’ will be open through until  12 noon on February 7th 2019. Winners will be announced in the afternoon of February 7th, 2019.

Remember that to enter you need to send images by private message to WIRES facebook page. If you do not have a facebook account you can enter by emailing images to contactus@wires.org.au - if you are emailing please ensure each images is no more than 2 mb in size. 

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 February 1st and vote to help choose the winner. The images submitted and those selected as our finalists last year were just stunning.


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