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Your Pet's Happy Space - Photo Competition


What better way to explore the majestic GREATER HAMILTON region than with your four-legged friend!

Heading out for coffee? Playing in the park? Holidays at the farm? Maybe camping at the river is more your thing?

Whatever you and your pooch pal are up to, we want to see you both in your Greater Hamilton Happy Space! Capture the moment for your chance to WIN!

Send your photos to and head to instagram to see and vote for your entry!

Entries close 29 July, 2019


There are two prizes on offer:

Winner: $100 Voucher for The Pet Food Shop, Hamilton
Instagram People’s Choice: $100 Voucher for The Pet Palace, Hamilton

Terms and Conditions of entry

Conditions of entry
1. The photography competition is free and open to all. All entries must be received by 9am, Monday 29 July 2019.
Photos must be submitted via No printed copies will be accepted.
2. Submitted images must be in JPEG format with a minimum file size of 500KB and a maximum of 5MB. Uploaded files should be named including your surname_firstname_nameofpet_location.jpg Submitted photos are NOT to be watermarked.
3. Photos must be taken within the Southern Grampians Shire.
4. The overall winners photograph will be considered by the judges to best represent Your Dog’s Happy Space. The judges’ decision is final. Southern Grampians Shire Council reserves the right to refuse or not display an entry.
5. By entering this competition, each entrant allows the Southern Grampians Shire Council a non-exclusive, royalty-free worldwide perpetual license to use, reproduce, publish, distribute, create derivative works, and communicate to the public their photographs in all forms of media including, but not limited to: marketing on digital platforms (Websites, Blogs, Facebook and Instagram), display in a public space, publication within a visitor’s guide, community flyers, and other events. Where possible the photographer will be acknowledged, however in some cases this is not always possible.
6. A selection of entries will be used across digital marketing platforms by local, regional and state agencies.
7. INSTAGRAMS people’s choice photos are to be submitted via They will then be posted on Instagram @VisitGreaterHamilton by the Visit Greater Hamilton administrators. The ENTRANT and the LIKER must ’FOLLOW‘ the VISIT GREATER HAMILTON Instagram page for photos and votes to be eligible. The winner of the ‘People’s Choice’ award will be determined by the total number of ‘Likes’ received for each photo entered. The photo with the greatest number of ‘Likes’ by 9am, Monday 29 July 2019 will be awarded the winning prize, provided they meet all criteria.
8. Greatest care will be taken with all entries, but no responsibility accepted for lost entries.
9. The photograph must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of Southern Grampians Shire Council and the Greater Hamilton region, contain content that is considered unsafe, obscene, defamatory or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate.
10.All photographs submitted as entries to the competition must be of original work taken by the competition entrant and must not infringe the copyright or any other rights of any third party. Disguising or misrepresenting the origin of your content is cause for disqualification. If the submitted content contains any material not owned by the entrant and/or subject to the rights of a third party, and/or if any person appears in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for obtaining permission to use the photograph in the manner set forth in these rules without additional compensation.
11. Southern Grampians Shire Council reserves the right to examine the original photograph/source material in order to verify its validity and originality and confirm compliance with these rules. Entries are void if Southern Grampians Shire Council determine the photograph not be an original, or if the entries are incomplete, inaccessible or blocked, corrupted, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft.
12. By entering this competition, entrants agree to have their contact details added to the SGSC TourismENews list.
13. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
14. Winners will be notified by email Monday 29 July 2019 and prizes will be available for collection from the Hamilton & Grampians Visitor Information Centre.
15. Winning photos will be displayed on our Facebook page VISIT GREATER HAMILTON.
16. By entering this competition you agree to all of the above conditions.

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