Museum of Brisbane

Growing Up:

  • 05 Dec 2008 — 08 Mar 2009
  • Exhibition now closed

From the early days of European settlement to today’s thriving and vibrant city, Brisbane has come a long way.

Growing Up: Lord Mayor's Photographic Award

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.

Award categories

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.