Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition

The Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography competition is held annuallly. In 2018, Brisbane residents were challenged to capture creative, emotive and inspiring images of our natural environment. Council wanted to see how you interpreted the theme ‘Colours of Brisbane’ through an environmental lens. Helping us work towards a clean and green Brisbane for future generations.

We encourage you to continue spending time exploring Brisbane’s natural areas.

Competition winners

Council announced winners at an awards ceremony on Friday 7 December at QPAC’s Green Jam.

The winners were:

  • overall winner: Sasha Scott for the image In the frame
  • open category winner: Wendy Klein for the image Brisbane wetland at sunset
  • open category runner-up: Ameen Sonpra for the image Serenity in the city
  • secondary school category winner: Lachlan A-Khavari for the image Greener than a greenhouse
  • secondary school category runner-up: Will Evans for the image Clean creeks
  • primary school category winner: Sasha Scott for the image Ducks away
  • primary school category runner-up: Luan Sejdi for the image Christmas tree
  • school with the most entries: St Joachim's Catholic Primary School
  • one finalist image was projected onto the William Jolly Bridge from 12 to 16 December: Mia Macfarlane with the image Storm Trees.

Categories

The categories are:

  • primary school ages
  • secondary school ages
  • open.

Partner and prize providers

Thank you to all our partners and prize providers:

  • Moreton Island Adventures
  • CameraPro
  • Story Bridge Adventure Climb
  • Streets Imaging
  • Bazil Grumble
  • Geckoes Wildlife.

View the 2018 finalist images in the slideshow below. Alternatively, you can view the images in the 2018 Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition finalists album in Council’s Flickr account.

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition 2018

Previous competitions

View the 2017 finalist images in the slideshow below. Alternatively, you can view the images in the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition finalists album in Council’s Flickr account.

More information

Find out more about Council's green initiatives by registering to receive our Clean and green e-newsletter. For questions regarding the competition, email the Green Heart team.

Last updated:23 April 2019
Topics: green