From the early days of European settlement to today’s thriving and vibrant city, Brisbane has come a long way.
With Brisbane’s 150th birthday in 2009, the Lord Mayor’s 2008 Photographic Award provided an opportunity to reflect on the diverse and rich history that makes Brisbane the great city it is today.
The 2008 Lord Mayor’s Photographic Award asked entrants to capture the memories, cityscapes, places and events that best celebrate the theme Growing Up: 150 years of Brisbane.
Category 1 Young people under 12 years
Category 2 Young people aged 12-18 years
Category 3 Open
Category 4 Best historical photograph
The Courier-Mail People’s Choice Award – awarded by popular vote during the exhibition.