Entries for the 2017 Environmental Photo Competition are now closed.
Each year, Council runs this photo competition to celebrate
Biodiversity Month and
National Water Week.
Click here for the competition
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Caring for Penrith's environment and our precious water and biodiversity resources is everyone's responsibility. Council is committed to improving and maintaining the health of our waterways, and raising community awareness about water use, biodiversity and water
Council received some amazing entries in the 2016 Environmental Photography Competition. Over 165 entries were submitted covering the theme "Water – Life - Growth". Special guest judge and professional photographer
Katrina James selected the winning images. Congratulations to all our winners - see cropped versions of their entries below.
First Place - Tim Searle (Title: Mystic Dawn)
Second Place - Melanie Beattie (Title: 7:10 Commute)
Third Place - Tracy Middelton (Title: Small Things)
First Place - Luke Fenech (Title: Window to the World)
Second Place - Cooper Hill (Title: Pods)
Third Place - Jessica Murray (Title: Take-off)
First Place - Alyssa Warren (Title: Curiosity)
Second Place - Amba Korvemaa (Title: Left One Out)
Third Place - Trent Hopton (Title: Family Swim)
Council received a number of fantastic entries for our 2015 Environmental Photography Competition.
There were over 140 entries submitted in response to the theme Our Water, Our Future and all photographs were taken in the Penrith area. Special guest judge and award winning local photographer Matthew Everingham selected the winning entries.
First place – Dong Vuong (Title: Sunset)
Second place – Robert Pearson (Title: Rowing Lake Pelican)
Third place – Melanie Beattie (Title: Flow)
First place – Callum Meney (Title: Barricade)
Second Place – Rose-Marie Rech (Title: Water Explosion)
Third Place – Sofie Schenk (Title: Bridge)
First Place – Sofia Fasitsas (Title: Hidden Water Dragon)
Second place – Piper Spackman (Title: Dawning of a New Day)
Third place – Holly Munday (Title: Rowers)
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