Local History Awards

What are the awards?

The Awards encourage and reward community participation in recording and sharing the history of the City of Vincent.

We invite written and photographic entries on subjects such as:

  • People or groups in Vincent (individuals, families, local artists, businesses, community groups or sporting clubs, schools, religious or charitable groups);
  • Places in Vincent (histories of houses and buildings, streets, lanes, parks, trees or landmarks);
  • Events documenting historic or contemporary events in the Vincent area.

The Awards are open to everyone including non-residents.

All entries become part of the Local History Collection and, online Image Library

Entries close:  5 pm 31 July 2019

An independent judging panel will assess all entries and select prize winners in the following categories: 

Written Entries

Geoffrey Bolton Award: Life in Vincent  

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  • 1st prize - $500
  • 2nd prize - $250
  • 3rd prize - $150
  • Youth Award (schools or individuals 18 years and under): $100

Photographic Entries

Category 1: Historic Images (Pre 2000)  

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  • 1st prize: $200
  • 2nd prize: $100
  • 3rd prize: $50

Category 2:  Contemporary Images (Post 2000)  

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  • 1st prize: $200
  • 2nd prize: $100
  • 3rd prize: $50

People’s Choice Award: $100

A ‘People’s Choice’ prize for the most popular photographic entry (voted online) will also be awarded.     

Past Award Winners

More Information

Contact the Local History Centre on 9273 6534 or email local.history@vincent.wa.gov.au.