3 March 2017
Tourism Australia is sponsoring a new competition to
inspire aerial photographers from around the world to share, enjoy and
experience new creative perspectives of Australia.
From Above contest is being run by SkyPixel, the world’s most popular
aerial photography community, and is co-sponsored by Tourism Australia and drone
“Drone photography is gaining huge popularity in
Australia, with the country home to a rising number of very talented aerial
photographers,” said Lisa Ronson, Chief Marketing Officer, Tourism Australia.
“Advances in technology are enabling us to tell
Australia’s story in ways previously not possible, and the levels of engagement
we get when we share some of these amazing drone clips on our social channels
is just extraordinary.
“It’s really exciting to be part of a competition which
provides such a great platform for this new generation of content creators to
capture the rich colours, patterns and textures of Australia’s diverse
landscape and share this with the rest of the world,” she said.
The contest is open from March 2 to May 2 and welcomes
professionals and enthusiasts alike to share their visions of the country.
Competition details and entry submissions are online at
and the Grand Prize consists of a DJI drone package, a three-day journey to
Lord Howe Island for two and a three-day journey to Kangaroo Island for two.
Tourism Australia will also share the winners’ content to millions of fans and followers of Australia on social media.