Will 2019 be your year to win?

The total prize pool for the 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize is $100,000 with the winner to be awarded $50,000 and each finalist $1,000.  School students can also enter with generous prizes for both winners and their schools.

So what does living in Australia mean to you?  We're looking for photographs of life in Australia; places, people and lifestyle that make our lovable country quintessentially Australian.  It may be a landscape, portrait or action shot but above all else tell a story of how you experience living in Australia.


Entries close 6 March 2019

Entry is easy. Photos must have been taken between 8 March 2018 and 6 March 2019.  

Find out more HERE.



Student Prizes

School students can be part of the Moran Prizes too!  There are cash and camera prizes for winning students and their schools. 
  • $5,000 each for the Winner and their School (Years 11-12) 
  • $3,000 each for the Winner and their School (Years 9-10) 
  • $2,000 each for the Winner and their School (Years 7-8) 
  • A camera for each Primary School Student Finalist 
Do you know a student who takes great photos?  Please encourage them to enter and join a community of schools who benefit from the Moran Arts Foundation each year. 

Find out more HERE


Key Dates

20 Mar - Semi Finalists Announced
03 Apr - Finalists Announced
04 May - Exhibition Opens
7 May - Winners Announced



Artwork Credits:
  • Matthew Abbott, Wrestlers Cooling Off, Finalist (Highly Commended) 2018 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize 
  • Noah Dawson, Island Tree, Year 9/10 Student Winner, 2018 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize

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