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📢 Our photo competition is back for #VicBioCon24 📸🦘

Submissions are now open

To enter, share your photo on X (Twitter) or Instagram using the hashtag #VicBioCon24Photo


Email us your submission at


  1. “Knowing your roots” - Showcasing Victorian flora 🌱🌷

  2. “It's a wild life” - Showcasing Victorian fauna 🐍🦉

  3. “To the horizon” - Victorian ecosystems and landscapes 🌄🌊

  4. "Small but mighty” - Small organisms, either visible to the naked eye 🐞🐝🕷 or under the microscope 🦠🧫🍄

  5. “Outdoor office” - Show us photos of yourself or your colleagues in the field! 🤠😍

  6. “Camera trapped” - Whether funny or lucky (or both!) show us your favourite camera trap snap 📸🦘
    * Please include species name(s) and location in your submission


Entries close 11.59pm Sunday 4th February 2024
Winners will be announced on Friday 9th February 2024

Terms and Conditions:

Maximum of six (6) entries per person, with a limit of one photo per category per person.

Committee members are ineligible to win prizes but may still enter their photos. Entries will be displayed during the conference for attendees to vote.

Entrants should follow the ethical terms and conditions for wildlife photography, courtesy of Doug Gimesy. Further information on the ethical considerations for wildlife photography can be found here.

Photo competition details for VicBioCon24

Check out the winning entries from #VicBioCon23Photo below!

Category 1 Winner Fiona Jackson.png
Category 1: “Our green planet” –
Showcasing our Victorian flora

Category Winner: Fiona Jackson for
Mt Sabine Falls in the Otways'
Category 2 Jessie Panazzolo.jpg
Category 2: “Wild-friends among us” – Showcasing our Victorian fauna

Category Winner: Jessie Panazzolo for 
A Crimson Meal for a Juvenile New Holland Honeyeater'
Category 3 Fiona Jackson.png
Category 3: “The bigger picture” – Victorian ecosystems and landscapes

Category Winner: Fiona Jackson for 
'Anglesea Heath'
Category 4 Am.png
Category 4: “Beauty in the small things” – Small organisms visible to the naked eye 

Category Winner: Am ( for 
'Found this little (about 3mm) one loving some pinocuchlon pollen'
Category 6 Elodie Camprasse.png
Category 6: “A researcher's life” – Show us how working in nature is an endless enjoyment!

Category Winner: Elodie Camprasse for 
'Mysterious giants

Category 7 Ashley Jenkins.jpg
Category 7: “Beyond the border” – Highlighting biodiversity outside Victoria!

Category Winner: Ashley Jenkins for 
The weary eye of hope'

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