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Volunteer Photo Competition

During National Volunteer Week we announce winners of our annual Volunteer Photo Competition. 

This year our judge, Steve Parish, highlighted images that achieved an 'Honourable Mention' as well as the winners for in each of the four categories: Landscape, Flora, Fauna and People.

Landscape Category 

Winner: Chris Shaw, Boolcoomatta Reserve SA (and overall winner)

Chosen for the “innovative application of composition and scaling the access vehicle against the landscape, emphasising the work of Bush Heritage Australia's Charter to focus on research and management of Australian ecosystems.”

Honourable Mentions: Ann Ingwersen, Pullen Pullen QLD, Jo Flint, Edgbaston Reserve QLD, Andrew Corrick, Naree Reserve NSW.

Dome Rock, Boolcoomatta (SA). Photo by Chris Shaw
Dome Rock, Boolcoomatta (SA). Photo by Chris Shaw

Pullen Pullen Reserve, Photo Ann Ingwersen

Pullen Pullen (Qld). Photo Ann Ingwersen.

Pick up rubbish

Edgbaston Reserve (Qld). Photo Jo Flint.

Naree, NSW, by Andrew Corrick

Naree Reserve, NSW. Photo Andrew Corrick.

Flora Category

Winner: Ann Ingwersen, Ethabuka QLD

Honourable Mentions: Linda Shaw, Charles Darwin Reserve WA, Rachel Fleming, Monjebup Reserve WA, Andrew Corrick, Naree Reserve NSW.

Wildflowers at Ethabuka (Qld). Photo Ann Ingwersen.
Wildflowers at Ethabuka (Qld). Photo Ann Ingwersen.

Photo Andrew Corrick

Photo Andrew Corrick.

Photo Rachel Fleming

Photo Rachel Fleming.

Photo Linda Shaw

Photo Linda Shaw.

Fauna Category

Winner: Drew Wassman, Hamelin Station Reserve WA

Honourable Mentions: Sara Laubscher, Boolcoomatta Reserve SA, Steve Mellonie, Boolcoomatta Reserve SA, Steve Broadbent, Oura Oura TAS.

Reed Warbler singing heartily at Hamelin. Photo Drew Wassman.
Reed Warbler singing heartily at Hamelin. Photo Drew Wassman.

Dusky Woodswallow

Dusky Woodswallow. Photo Steve Broadbent.

Bearded Dragon

Bearded Dragon. Photo Steve Mellonie.

Rainbow Bee-eater

Rainbow Bee-eater. Photo Sara Laubscher.

People Category

Winner: Ann Ingwersen, Ethabuka QLD

Honourable Mentions: Chris Shaw, Bon Bon Reserve SA, Drew Wassman, Hamelin Station Reserve WA, Paul Graham, Pilungah Reserve Qld.

Photo by Ann Ingwersen, Ethabuka (Qld)
Photo by Ann Ingwersen, Ethabuka (Qld)

Hamelin Reserve

Hamelin Reserve (WA). Photo Drew-Wassman.

Bird survey at Bon Bon. Photo Chris Shaw

Bird survey at Bon Bon. Photo Chris Shaw.

Spotlighting at Pilungah

Spotlighting at Pilungah. Photo Paul Graham.