Wildlife Photographer of the Year 54

The world-renowned exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year 54 is opening at the National Wool Museum on 22 March 2019. On loan from London's Natural History Museum, the exhibition features exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that has showcased the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years.

Launching in 1965 and attracting 361 entries, today the competition receives almost 50,000 entries from over 90 countries highlighting its enduring appeal.

This year’s 100 award-winning images include photographs taken by Australian photographers:

  • Georgina Steytler (Winner, Behaviour: Invertebrates) category
  • David Gallan
  • Justin Gilligan
  • Wayne Jones and
  • Robert Irwin (son of “crocodile hunter”, Steve Irwin)

who all received Highly Commended awards.

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Daily from 22 March 2019 to 28 July 2019

Upcoming dates

23 July 2019

24 July 2019

25 July 2019

26 July 2019

27 July 2019

28 July 2019


  • National Wool Museum 26-32 Moorabool Street, Geelong 3220


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National Wool Museum

Email: nwminfo@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

Phone: 03 5272 4701

Associated organisation: National Wool Museum

Website: www.nwm.vic.gov.au

Page last updated: Wednesday, 10 July 2019