Entries to the 2016 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition closed on 26 February 2016. Winning photos will appear in the Sep-Oct 2016 issue of Australian Geographic and at the South Australian Museum and other venues. The contest is run in partnership with the South Australian Museum.
The overall winner will receive $10,000 in cash, plus a trip for two to the subantarctic islands with Heritage Expeditions, valued at $25,000. There are nine categories, each with a $1000 first prize and $500 runners-up.