Winter walks photo competition

Win a free stay in one of the ACT’s oldest homesteads as part of our Winter Walks competition!

Despite what people may think, winter is the perfect time to get outdoors and explore the ACT’s parks and reserves. We are inviting Canberrans and visitors to capture the bush capital and share their photos, videos and bushwalking experiences of the ACT’s many trails.

The competition closes 5pm on Wednesday 8 August 2018.

Winners will be announced by 12pm on Friday 31 August 2018 at this site and on ACT Parks Facebook and Twitter.

The prize:

Winners will receive two nights’ accommodation in either Ready Cut Cottage or Nils Desperandum. First prize also includes a cultural experience and personalised tour with a Murumbung ranger. Learn about the connections between Traditional Custodians and the ACT region and discover unique insights into Ngunnawal history and culture.

Two highly commended prizes are also up for grabs which include two annual passes to Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

How to enter:

To enter, send your photo or video entry with a caption to the ACT Parks team by one of three means:

  • post to ACT Parks and Conservation Service Facebook - @ACTParks
  • tweet to ACT Parks and Conservation Service on Twitter - @ACT_Parks
  • email to the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Photos need to be taken in the ACT region to be eligible for a prize. Competition entry is free and open to all, including visitors to the ACT region.

Terms and conditions

By entering the competition you agree to the terms and conditions.

All entrants must also complete and return the photographic and video consent form to to be eligible to win.

Entrants under 18 years of age must have the consent of their parent or guardian to enter.

Safety in ACT parks and reserves

There’s a range of simple safety steps people should take when planning a visit to Canberra’s parks and reserves safely. Parks and reserves are natural environments can be unpredictable, particularly in winter. To ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit, please read our tips.