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Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition!

Our very own Wildlife Warrior, Robert Irwin has taken some stunning images of our gorgeous resident wildlife and animals from all over the world. He knows it takes patience and a good eye to capture the perfect moment!

That's why he is looking for your best and most creative wildlife photo for the cover of the summer edition of Crikey! Magazine.

Great prizes!

Australia Zoo and Robert are inviting you to share your best photo of wildlife for a chance to win over $3,900 worth of photography prizes!

Open Grand Prize includes:

  • The cover photo of Crikey! Magazine Summer edition.
  • One spot on the 2020 Mourachan Outback Photography Expedition to the value of $2,490.00 AUD.
  • CameraPro voucher to the value of $1,000.00 AUD.

Junior (Under 15 years) Prize includes:

  • The cover photo of Crikey! Kids section of the Crikey! Magazine Summer edition.
  • CameraPro voucher to the value of $500.00 AUD.

Finalists on display!

The 10 finalists from each division will have their photographs displayed: 

  • In the summer edition of Crikey! Magazine.
  • At Australia Zoo.
  • In the Whale Mall at The Queensland Museum.

How to enter:

Step 1: Take your most creative wildlife photo.

Step 2: The photo must be high resolution and in portrait format to qualify for this competition. Consideration needs to be taken to allow the 'Crikey' Masthead which will be positioned over the top quarter of the winning photo.

Step 3: Email your photo to (including age for junior division) from June 5 2019 to August 31 2019 to be considered.  Please note there is a maximum of 5 images allowed per entrant.

Step 4: A panel of judges consisting of expert photographers will choose the winners. 

Step 5: Wait until 1 October 2019 to find out if you are a winner!

Terms and conditions click here.

Entries close on 31 August, so snap to it!

Mourachan Outback Photography Expedition

Head to outback Queensland for the trip of a lifetime! You will spend seven days exploring the Brigalow Belt, searching for the perfect landscape or beautiful animal to photograph.

This trip isn't just about getting that perfect shot, you'll get the chance to go on hikes, spotlight for wildlife, help as honorary rangers and learn all about the research and conservation efforts taking place on the property. You will be guided by Australia Zoo staff and rangers, who will point out the wonders of the reserve, making sure you get the best experience possible!

Learn more about all of the Australia Zoo Expeditions click here!

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