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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Drought story, 2020 Joel B. Pratley
Winner 2021

Drought story
2020

Joel B. Pratley

Tom at the drain, 2020 Julian Kingma
Highly Commended 2021

Tom at the drain
2020

Julian Kingma

Great conjunction, 2020 R J Poole
Distinction 2021

Great conjunction
2020

R J Poole

Mark and Saskia cool off, 2021 Jessica Hromas
Distinction 2021

Mark and Saskia cool off
2021

Jessica Hromas

I'm just a suburban fashionista, 2021 Kristina Kraskov
Art Handlers' Award 2021

I'm just a suburban fashionista
2021

Kristina Kraskov

Leaving Melbourne (Battle wounds), 2020 Tajette O'Halloran
Finalist 2021

Leaving Melbourne (Battle wounds)
2020

Tajette O'Halloran

Lauren, 2019 Victoria Baker
Finalist 2021

Lauren
2019

Victoria Baker

Cactus flower, 2019 Heather Dinas
Finalist 2021

Cactus flower
2019

Heather Dinas

NYE 2020, 2021 John Janson-Moore
Finalist 2021

NYE 2020
2021

John Janson-Moore

Stranded under a fire-red sky, 2020 Justin McManus
Finalist 2021

Stranded under a fire-red sky
2020

Justin McManus

Reading the map, 2020 Davina Jogi
Finalist 2021

Reading the map
2020

Davina Jogi

The Salway family, 2020 Dion Georgopoulos
Finalist 2021

The Salway family
2020

Dion Georgopoulos

Wandella firestorm, 2020 Dion Georgopoulos
Finalist 2021

Wandella firestorm
2020

Dion Georgopoulos

Anna, 2020 Matthew Newton
Finalist 2021

Anna
2020

Matthew Newton

Max, 2020 Rachel Mounsey
Finalist 2021

Max
2020

Rachel Mounsey

Pride, 2020 Christopher Hopkins
Finalist 2021

Pride
2020

Christopher Hopkins

The Wobbly Wizard - Isolation Portrait, 2020 Suzanne Phoenix
Finalist 2021

The Wobbly Wizard - Isolation Portrait
2020

Suzanne Phoenix

Back to earth, 2019 Julian Dolman
Finalist 2021

Back to earth
2019

Julian Dolman

Untitled, 2020 Steph Fuller
Finalist 2021

Untitled
2020

Steph Fuller

The Goodall boys, 2021 Tamara Dean
Finalist 2021

The Goodall boys
2021

Tamara Dean

The silent gardener, 2020 Guy Lamothe
Finalist 2021

The silent gardener
2020

Guy Lamothe

Lockdown dreaming II, 2020 John Morley, Madelin Bronar-Thomas and
Finalist 2021

Lockdown dreaming II
2020

John Morley, Madelin Bronar-Thomas and

Guy in his studio, 2020 Peter Morgan
Finalist 2021

Guy in his studio
2020

Peter Morgan

Her whole world now, 2021 Alex Mattea
Finalist 2021

Her whole world now
2021

Alex Mattea

Marty's living room, 2020 Benny Capp
Finalist 2021

Marty's living room
2020

Benny Capp

I am Kerryn, 2021 Anne Cooper
Finalist 2021

I am Kerryn
2021

Anne Cooper

One hundred years in living memory, 2021 Riste Andrievski
Finalist 2021

One hundred years in living memory
2021

Riste Andrievski

I've been meaning to ..., 2020 Greg Adams
Finalist 2021

I've been meaning to ...
2020

Greg Adams

Eleni and the bookshop, 2020 Tracy Ponich
Finalist 2021

Eleni and the bookshop
2020

Tracy Ponich

Melissa Madden Gray, at home, 2020 Pia Johnson
Finalist 2021

Melissa Madden Gray, at home
2020

Pia Johnson

Kevin at Midnight, 2020 James J. Robinson
Finalist 2021

Kevin at Midnight
2020

James J. Robinson

In another land, 2020 Geoff Harvey
Finalist 2021

In another land
2020

Geoff Harvey

The cat's out of the bag, 2019 Kalyanii Holden
Finalist 2021

The cat's out of the bag
2019

Kalyanii Holden

Hugs on hold, 2020 Sandy Scheltema
Finalist 2021

Hugs on hold
2020

Sandy Scheltema

Bella in the window of her home school, 2019 Agi Davis
Finalist 2021

Bella in the window of her home school
2019

Agi Davis

Let them eat cake, by Zoom, 2020 Sarah Vandermark
Finalist 2021

Let them eat cake, by Zoom
2020

Sarah Vandermark

Blue light hypnosis, 2020 Jill Velinos
Finalist 2021

Blue light hypnosis
2020

Jill Velinos

In a world of her own, 2021 Mark Mortensen
Finalist 2021

In a world of her own
2021

Mark Mortensen

And then came the night, 2020 Amanda Miller
Finalist 2021

And then came the night
2020

Amanda Miller

Mask on inside, 2020 Clare M. Lapworth
Finalist 2021

Mask on inside
2020

Clare M. Lapworth

New Year's Eve 2019 Allison Marion
Finalist 2021

New Year's Eve 2019
2019

Allison Marion

Bill, 2020 Stuart Miller
Finalist 2021

Bill
2020

Stuart Miller

Jayden Bush on the salt pans I played on as a kid (Northern Adelaide, 2019), 2020 Matthew Thorne
Finalist 2021

Jayden Bush on the salt pans I played on as a kid (Northern Adelaide, 2019)
2020

Matthew Thorne

A Covid kind of day, 2020 Marzena Wasikowska
Finalist 2021

A Covid kind of day
2020

Marzena Wasikowska

Emma Lee – flight, 2021 Mike Rutherford
Finalist 2021

Emma Lee – flight
2021

Mike Rutherford

Standing in the now and looking to the future, 2020 Laura Reid
Finalist 2021

Standing in the now and looking to the future
2020

Laura Reid

Task at hand, 2020 Jarrod Vero
Finalist 2021

Task at hand
2020

Jarrod Vero

Childhood oblivion, 2021 Nadia Stone
Finalist 2021

Childhood oblivion
2021

Nadia Stone

Before dark (Metamorphosis), 2020 Rachel Gregg
Finalist 2021

Before dark (Metamorphosis)
2020

Rachel Gregg

Mike Low, 2020 Aaron Puls
Finalist 2021

Mike Low
2020

Aaron Puls

We make do in hard lockdown, 2020 Anna Kiparis
Finalist 2021

We make do in hard lockdown
2020

Anna Kiparis

My father, 2021 Anna Gottlieb
Finalist 2021

My father
2021

Anna Gottlieb

Surfer Rusty Miller, 2021 Francis Cloake
Finalist 2021

Surfer Rusty Miller
2021

Francis Cloake

Marion, 2019 Glenn Homann
Finalist 2021

Marion
2019

Glenn Homann

Sunbath under the lockdown, 2021 Franky Tsang
Finalist 2021

Sunbath under the lockdown
2021

Franky Tsang

Mullet magic, 2021 Leith Alexander
Finalist 2021

Mullet magic
2021

Leith Alexander

Gen, 2020 Daniel Sullivan
Finalist 2021

Gen
2020

Daniel Sullivan

Artists in residence – Carlos, Jono and Lazy Susan, 2020 Suzanne Phoenix
Finalist 2021

Artists in residence – Carlos, Jono and Lazy Susan
2020

Suzanne Phoenix

Evie and Ruby at The Bend, Dec. 2019 Christopher Hopkins
Finalist 2021

Evie and Ruby at The Bend, Dec. 2019
2019

Christopher Hopkins

Cross-cultural wedding, 2019 John Benavente
Finalist 2021

Cross-cultural wedding
2019

John Benavente

A girl and her boy, 2021 Kirsty Sycz
Finalist 2021

A girl and her boy
2021

Kirsty Sycz

Wombat and goats, 2020 Victoria Baker
Finalist 2021

Wombat and goats
2020

Victoria Baker

Trek for Shona Mai, 2020 Glen Braithwaite
Finalist 2021

Trek for Shona Mai
2020

Glen Braithwaite

Love dogs, 2020 Renee Nowytarger
Finalist 2021

Love dogs
2020

Renee Nowytarger

The goal is not to live forever, 2020 Helen Whittle
Finalist 2021

The goal is not to live forever
2020

Helen Whittle

Inside: Tiggy, 2020 Louise Hawson
Finalist 2021

Inside: Tiggy
2020

Louise Hawson

Hana, Bobby and Mica in the lounge room, 2020 Lisa Sorgini
Finalist 2021

Hana, Bobby and Mica in the lounge room
2020

Lisa Sorgini

Eight (vi), 2020 Brydie Piaf
Finalist 2021

Eight (vi)
2020

Brydie Piaf

Leon, 2020 Nick Moir
Finalist 2021

Leon
2020

Nick Moir

Sun shower, 2020 Adrian Thornton
Finalist 2021

Sun shower
2020

Adrian Thornton

Dr B Marika AO, 2020 Mihail Tsikas
Finalist 2021

Dr B Marika AO
2020

Mihail Tsikas

Dining room, 2020 Michael Pham
Finalist 2021

Dining room
2020

Michael Pham

Stage dive, 2021 Martin Philbey
Finalist 2021

Stage dive
2021

Martin Philbey

Isaiah Firebrace – reflect, reset, rejuvenate, 2020 Heidi Victoria
Finalist 2021

Isaiah Firebrace – reflect, reset, rejuvenate
2020

Heidi Victoria

Drew, Deception Bay, Queensland, 3 March 2020 Kim Guthrie
Finalist 2021

Drew, Deception Bay, Queensland, 3 March 2020
2020

Kim Guthrie

Forget me not, 2020 Jennifer Blau
Finalist 2021

Forget me not
2020

Jennifer Blau

Mother's Day 2020 Kim Tonelli
Finalist 2021

Mother's Day 2020
2020

Kim Tonelli

Lockdown bubble, 2021 Nick Stubbings
Finalist 2021

Lockdown bubble
2021

Nick Stubbings

Ruby James (Inma), 2019 Adele Wilkes
Finalist 2021

Ruby James (Inma)
2019

Adele Wilkes

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