Archive for February, 2011

‘A Lens on the Lakes’ Competition/Exhibition

Added: Feb  24, 2011   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

A photographic competition with the theme of capturing images that illustrate the natural, aesthetic, cultural and scientific values of Corangamite Shire’s lakes is closing soon.

The competition and exhibition is presented by Corangamite Shire’s Lakes Bullen Merri & Gnotuk Advisory Committee and Corangamite Arts Inc.

Entries can be artistic, creative and fun, birdlife, flora and fauna, or aesthetic scenic shots of any lake in Corangamite Shire.

As well, the photographs may depict social commentary and cultural uses such as water skiing, fishing, trail riding, swimming, wind surfing, or social occasions such as family picnics and weddings.

Entries must reach Corangamite Shire by:

4pm Monday 28th February 2011

Entries are invited from:

Open age photographers ($10 entry fee):
First prize $500, Runner-up prize $250

Teenage photographers (Under 18 – $5 entry fee):
First prize $100, Runner-up prize $50

Junior photographers (Under 12 – free entry):
First prize $50, Runner-up prize $25

Deliver entries to:
Lens on the Lakes
Corangamite Shire
181 Manifold Street
Camperdown 3260

Post entries to:
Lens on the Lakes Competition and Exhibition
Corangamite Shire
PO Box 84
Camperdown 3260

An exhibition of the photographs is to be held on the Labour Day weekend
When: 11th -  14th March 2011
Where: Killara Centre, Camperdown

For more information and to download the competition entry form:

A Lens on the Lakes entry form

(PDF 492kb 3 pages)

Entry forms and further information are also available from the Corangamite Arts or Corangamite Shire’s websites.  For telephone enquiries call Corangamite Shire: (03) 55937104


National Limestone Sculpture Symposium

Added: Feb  13, 2011   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

2011 National Limestone Sculpture Symposium Program Flyer

2011 National Limestone Sculpture Symposium Program Flyer

The 2011 National Limestone Sculpture Symposium is to be held in Mount Gambier from the 20th to the 26th of February. Presented by Mount Gambier Community Events Inc and the City of Mount Gambier this arts event is unique to Mt Gambier.

There are numerous activities to attend and participate in including:
* Public talks
* Carving workshops
* Social opportunities
* Markets

When: 20th – 26th February 2011

Time: Various times (the Old Gaol site is open to the community –
Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm)

Where: Various locations and at the Old Gaol, Margaret Street, Mount Gambier

Enquiries: The Lady Nelson Visitor & Discovery Centre
35 Jubilee Hwy East, Mount Gambier 5290

T: (08) 8724 9750

For more information:

2011 National Limestone Sculpture Symposium Program Flyer

(PDF 971kb 2 pages)

Mount Gambier Coralline Limestone Quarry

Mount Gambier Coralline Limestone Quarry


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