City of Subiaco - Photographic Awards
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Photographic Awards

The City of Subiaco's annual Photographic Awards celebrate creativity in Subiaco and offer photographers a chance to showcase their original works. The Awards will open in February 2021. This webpage will be updated with entry information. 

Congratulations to all winners from the 2019 Photographic Awards. View the 2019 winners here

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2019 Award categories and prizes

Prizes were awarded to the best photographs in the three entry categories. All finalists were eligible for their category prize (Subiaco, Open or Mobile), the Overall prize and the People’s Choice Award. Photographers under the age of 18 were also eligible for either the Subi Voice of Youth or the Subi Kids Crew prize. 

Overall winner

The judging panel awarded the overall prize to the best photograph across all ages and entry categories. All finalists were eligible for the overall prize. Award prize: $1,000


Entries in this category must be taken within the City of Subiaco local government boundary and reflect an aspect of the local community. Award prize $500


Open to any photograph taken with a phone camera. Award prize $500


This category had no entry restrictions. It was open to any photograph that does not meet the requirements of the Subiaco or Mobile phone categories. Award prize: $500

Youth and children special prizes

The Subi Voice of Youth prize was awarded to a young people aged 12 to 17 years. Award prize: $200
The Subi Kids Crew prize was available to entrants aged six to 11 years. Award prize: $100 voucher 

People's Choice

Members of the public who visited the exhibition voted for their favourite artwork in the People's Choice Award. All finalists were eligible for this prize. Award prize: $100


The judging panel consists of industry and educational representatives from around Western Australia. The judging panel selects the finalists for the exhibition, and determines the winners and highly commended entries when the exhibition has been installed. The decisions of the judges is final and no correspondence of results will be entered into.

For information about what the judges are looking for please read through the judging criteria document. (PDF 232KB).


All care is taken in exhibiting the works of finalists, but the City takes no responsibility for any damage that may inadvertently occur to prints. Insurance is the responsibility of the photographer.


Canvassing of City councillors, staff or awards judges will result in disqualification from the awards and a possible lifetime ban from the city of Subiaco Photographic Awards.

Public use of photographs

Entries in the Photographic Awards may be used for future promotion of the awards and by the City of Subiaco in City publications. All finalists’ images will be kept on file and may be displayed around the city. The images will also be kept in the city’s historical photographic collection. The title and photographers name will be acknowledged where possible, and the photographer will retain copyright.