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Wattle Range Council Photographic Exhibition

Wattle Range Council Photographic Exhibition

 2017 Winners announced

The Wattle Range Council Photographic Exhibition is held annually in the Millicent Gallery, captures the vibrancy and diversity of the Wattle Range Region. Entries must be taken within the Council area and represent our region with an emphasis on People, Places, Business and Industry and Sport and Leisure. 

Beginning in 2007 the exhibition has grown over the years into a very popular event that photographers from all over the region are excited about entering. With 7 categories and prizemoney of over $3000 the exhibition affords all photographers from the professional to the new photographer, the opportunity to showcase their photography and talent. 

Photographs from the exhibition are selected to be published in the Wattle Range Council Calendar which is highly sought after every year. It is a fantastic way to have photographers’ talents put on display.

Images from this exhibition are also used (with the permission of the photographers) in promotional activities for Council such as banners, posters and brochures.

2016 Wattle Range Council Photographic Exhibition

2015 Wattle Range Council Photographic Exhibition

2014 Wattle Range Council Photographic Exhibition

2013 Wattle Range Council Photographic Exhibition


Mayor Peter Gandolfi opened the Wattle Range Photographic Exhibition on Friday evening before a crowd of over 180 people, including photographers, their families and members of the community. In its eleventh year, the record number of entries received exceeded all expectation, with 444 entries in 10 categories and 40 outstanding junior entries, the exhibition opening filling the Millicent Gallery to capacity. Mayor Gandolfi commented on the outstanding photography reflecting the diversity of Wattle Range and the talented youth who exhibited.

“Every year new photographers enter the competition bringing with them new ideas and interpretations of what Wattle Range means to them” he said.

The Exhibition is open Library hours and Sundays from 2-4pm through to August 12, 2018.

Winner Mayoral Award - Stella Scanlon                                          Winner Youth Category - Jack Francis                                                                   
Morning Walk                                    Jack Francis 
Winner Mayoral Youth Award - Lily Francis                                    Winner People & Portrait - Darren Galwey

  Lily Francis                                 Darren Galwey    


Winner Business & Industry - Alice Phillips                                   Winner Lake McIntyre Category - Darren Galwey

Alice Phillips                                Darern Galwey   

Winner of Nature - Alex Window                                                     Winner of Sport & Recreation - Brian Watson

Alex Window                               Brian Watson    

Winner Landscape - Kayle Gordon                                                 Winner Panoramic - Graeme Mellor

Kayle Gordon             Graeme Mellor Pano                                                                     







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