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Celebrating our history
South Australia has a treasure trove of heritage places to explore and it is time to start celebrating and sharing photos of one of your favourite South Australian State Heritage Places. The good news is you can also win one of several prizes by entering the 2020 Heritage SnAps Photo Competition.
Adelaide Parliament House - Photo Jenny Esots
There are amazingly over 2,300 State heritage-listed places in South Australia, but not everyone knows about these places, why they are of significance and where to find them. To find a list of South Australia's historical places, look at the link here You will be amazed at how many heritage places are right on your doorstep. Just type in your suburb and a full listing of heritage places is available.
Willunga Courthouse - Photo Jenny Esots
There is a wide range of categories for the photographic competition, definitely something for everyone:
Category 1 – Maritime and Coastal Heritage (including photos of shipwrecks!)
Category 2 – State Heritage Places that have been changed (showcasing adaptive reuse)
Category 3 – State Heritage places to visit
Category 4 – Wild SA (Natural State Heritage places)
Category 5 – Young People snapping State Heritage (open to school-age entrants under the age of 18 as at 1 July 2020)
Category 6 – State Heritage Places captured through technology (if you are using a drone or 3D imagery this is the category for you!)
Category 7 – Professional and edited
Category 8 – Honouring our military involvement (Photos of State Heritage memorials, monuments or buildings involved in the war effort).
Entries close at Midnight, Friday 30 October 2020 CST.
Please refer to the SA Heritage Places Database if you are not sure if the place you have photographed is a State Heritage Place - see link here. But most of all, have fun snapping pictures of South Australia's heritage. This competition is for everyone, for terms and conditions see info here.
The interior - Adelaide Parliament House - Photo Jenny Esots