2008 HREOC Photo Competition
To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) is holding a photo competition based on the theme – ‘Dignity and justice for all of us’.
The theme reinforces the vision of the Declaration as a commitment to universal dignity and justice, and reinforces how human rights are an inextricable part of our lives – for everyone, everywhere, everyday.
We’re searching for images that reflect the theme of the competition and provide a unique approach to a human rights subject. For some, the photograph will record a moment that celebrates dignity and justice; for others, it will capture fundamental rights and freedoms being recognised; or it may be an observance of what human rights means to you.
Send in your entries and our judging panel will choose a Winner and Highly Commended in each of the three categories: Under 18 (male), Under 18 (female) and 18 and above (age at 30 June 2008).
The Winner in each category will receive a voucher to the value of $500. Highly Commended entries will each receive a certificate and a year’s subscription to Australian Photography Magazine (valued at $77). Winners will be advised by phone and mail on 10 December.
All entries should be unframed.
A maximum of six photos per entrant.
Photographs should have been taken in the last three years.
Please send copies only. Do not send original material as submissions will not be returned.
Each photograph must be accompanied by a title and up to 50 words explaining the picture and the circumstances in which it was taken.
The photograph must be taken by the person whose name appears on the entry form.
Submissions must include a fully completed and signed entry form.
Official web site and entry forms: www.humanrights.gov.au/photo_comp/index.html