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Nikon Walkley Press Photography Exhibition 2021

Nikon Walkley Press Photography Exhibition 2021

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The incredible Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Exhibition can be seen through NSW Parliament in two ways: 

  • View our immerse online gallery at - available to view now until 14 December 2021
  • Visit the exhibition in person at NSW Parliament's Fountain Court between 29 November and 14 December 2021.

The exhibition features the works of finalists in the Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism, which recognise the work of photographers across a range of genres, from news and sport to portraiture and photographic essays. This exhibition lets us reflect on the year in news, through the individual worldviews and skilled camerawork of Australia's best photographers. 

The Walkley Awards are the highest honours in Australian journalism, celebrating excellence across all media. Since 1956, when the first Walkleys were presented in five categories, the awards have grown to 30 categories, including documentary film, non-fiction books. Learn more at

Visitors are advised that this exhibition includes graphic images that may be confronting. Viewer discretion is advised.

How to see the exhibition

In person: Visit the Fountain Court exhibition space at the Parliament of NSW on weekdays, 9am-5pm, between 29 November and 14 December 2021. Entry is via the gatehouse to the left of the building, and the Fountain Court is just beyond the main reception desks. As part of COVID safety measures, while checking in, visitors will be required to have their temperature checked and must show proof of vaccination.

Online: The virtual, 3-D exhibition at is best viewed by clicking on the 'start guided tour' button, then using the 'pause' and 'start tour' buttons in the top right to take your time viewing each image and reading the captions.

Interested in exhibiting at NSW Parliament?

Learn about our exhibition spaces and how to apply to have your works displayed on our information page here.

Main image: "Superheroes in Lockdown" by Jake Nowakowski for The Herald-Sun and The Weekend Australian Magazine