Mental Health Services
Living Well

Living Well Photography Competition 2016

Thanks to all mental health carers, consumers, inpatients and anybody with a lived experience of mental illness residing in the state of NSW for participating and joining us in the celebration of Mental Health Week 2016. On behalf of Mental Health, Sydney Local Health District we wish you all the best in living well and living longer.

Theme:  'The Best Part of My Day'

We are seeking photographs that portray the best part of your day. It could be a special moment in your everyday life, an activity which you look forward to doing daily, a special place, or the people that you love and appreciate. Tell us about that special part of your day and submit a photograph that captures your idea.


First Prize Winner: Sandra O'Brien
Second Prize Winner: Mahlie Jewell
Third Prize Winner: Brooke Sattler

Mental Health Commissioner's Award Winner: John Peters

Excellence Award Recipients:

  • Amanda McCauley
  • Andrea Ruhl
  • Breanna Smith
  • Brendan Cavill
  • Declan Doyle
  • Desmond Chu
  • Emmanuel Kastrinakis
  • Kaye Stanton
  • Madison Alexander
  • Meliyanni & Arunie
  • Minh Vuong
  • Sally Clark
  • Sean Ferreira
  • Stephanie Lewis

To view the award recipients photograph with title and description download the Living Well Photography Competition 2016 Award slides.









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Coordinator Information

Mr Asif Iqbal, Competition Coordinator

E-mail: Mr Asif Iqbal

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Sydney Local Health District

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