With your old family photos you could help the Belmont Museum in its mission to preserve and promote the rich history of the City of Belmont!
How to Enter
Note: Under 18s need their parent or guardian’s permission to enter.
- Dig out an old photograph which tells an interesting or unknown aspect of the City of Belmont’s history.
- Find out as much as you can about the photograph. Where and when it was taken? Who took it and who is in it? What is the story behind it?
- Submit your entry in using the form below
Conditions of entry
- Entries must be original photographs or high-quality scans (ideally minimum 600dpi TIFF files). Original photographs will be scanned and archived or returned if requested. Photos that cannot be scanned at high quality by the applicant may be scanned by Library and Heritage staff for free upon request. Photographs entered online may be digitally archived and retained in the City’s Museum collection.
- Photographic entries must have been taken in the City of Belmont and/ or the subjects within the photographs must be relevant to the history of the City of Belmont region and suburbs past and present, including, but not limited to: Ascot, Kewdale, Redcliffe, Rivervale, Cloverdale, Belmont, and areas known under previous names such as South Belmont and Newburn.
- The entrant must be the owner of or have permission from the photographer to enter the photograph(s) into the competition. All images submitted must contain a description or a story, including (where known) the location, the people in the photograph, the photographer’s name and approximate date taken.
- The winner will be determined through popular vote from members of the public awarding the highest amount of votes the People’s Choice Award.
- The City of Belmont reserves the right to not display all entries.
- Entries, including the fully completed and signed application form, must reach the Belmont Museum by the last Friday in August. Entries may be posted, handed in or submitted online. Posted entries must be addressed to: Belmont Museum, Locked Bag 379, Cloverdale WA 6985. Hand delivered entries may be dropped off at the Ruth Faulkner Public Library or the Belmont Museum, 213 Wright Street Cloverdale. Entries may be submitted online at connect.belmont.wa.gov.au/history-photo-comp
- There is no limit to the number of entries that can be submitted, however where an entrant has entered multiple photographs of the same subject matter, the City of Belmont reserves the right to select a maximum of five of those photographs.