March Arts Photography Competition

A photography competition is being held as part of Sydney Local Health District’s annual March Arts event.

We are asking staff, patients, visitors and the community to email through a photograph of something that represents;


Entries can be as abstract and open to interpretation as the artist desires.

We are seeking entries that express what ‘arts in health’ means to the artist including showing how the Arts has been able to assist with health and well being and how it plays a role in our health environment.

At Sydney Local Health District we value the importance of the Arts in health and wanted to use photography as a platform for bringing together all the many and varied ways the Arts is present across our healthcare facilities and services.

For more information about how to enter and the terms and conditions for this photography competition please see below.

How to enter:

1.       Take of photograph of something that represents ‘Art in health’ to you.
2.      Give the photograph a title and write 25 words or less about why this photograph represents ‘arts in health’ to you and email it to: by 5pm on Friday 22 March 2019
3.       In the email please include a signed copy of the Terms and Conditions and your Instagram handle (if applicable).
4.       The top 5 entries will be selected by our judging panel.
5.       Winning entries will be notified on Friday 29 March 2019.

Entries open on Friday 1 March 2019 and must be submitted by emailing the photograph and signed Terms and Conditions to

Entry Terms & Conditions

  • Each entry must only include original material created by the person named as the entrant.

  • Each entrant can submit a maximum of 3 photographs.

  • Entries are only valid with a signed Terms & Conditions.

  • You may not take photographs of any current patients within a Sydney Local Health District facility. Non- identifiable photographs are acceptable. Permission to photograph within a clinical area is at the discretion of the Nurse Unit Manager or person-in-charge and must not cause distress to others.

  • The entrant grants SLHD publishing permission to reproduce the photograph(s) on the intranet, internet, promotional materials and other publications without any usage restrictions.

  • The entrant may opt-in during registration to sell framed copies of his/her photograph(s) to interested buyer(s). If such occasion arises, SLHD will facilitate the process for free. The recommended default pricing is $50 but you may nominate a higher price if you wish. The buyer will be charged the default price (or your price) and the framing and delivery costs for each photograph purchased. For example:

  • The photographs(s) must have been created in the last 12 months.

  • The photograph(s) must have not been submitted to any other competition prior to this competition.

  • The entrant must be the creator of the photograph(s).

  • The entrant must own the copyright of the photograph(s).

  • Copyright of the photograph(s) remains with the photographer.

  • The entrant indemnifies SLHD against any claim, legal or otherwise, that may arise out of the publication of the photograph(s).

  • A Release of Photographic Subject form must be signed by any identifiable person appearing in your photograph(s). For persons under the age of 18 years this must include the signature of their parent or guardian.

  • Artistic expression is encouraged but entrants should not submit photograph(s) that may infringe upon the rights of others, be defamatory or be in violation of the law.

  • An entry must not infringe upon the copyright, trademark or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or violate any person’s rights of privacy.

  • Entries will be accepted up until 5pm on Friday 22 March 2019.

  • By entering photograph(s) into this competition the entrant guarantees to SLHD that the above entry requirements have been met and these terms and conditions are accepted.

  • Submission of photographs into this competition does not guarantee the photographs will be displayed or exhibited.

Photo Specifications

It is recommended that photographs be in the form of a jpg (jpeg) file and at least 5 megapixels.
For other formats or sizes please check with us via email -


March Arts Photography Competition

March 2019


Top five entries will be displayed at the Sydney Innovations Symposium on Friday 28 June 2019.

Key Dates:

Entries close: Friday 29 March 2019

For more information please contact Lucy Mackenzie:
E: or P: (02) 9515 1960


The Arts Pitch 2018

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