Shark Bay World Heritage Area encompasses 2.2 million hectares on the coast of Western Australia. Its colourful and diverse landscapes are home to a profusion of animals and plants, including some found nowhere else on Earth.

Shark Bay was inscribed on the World Heritage list in 1991. It satisfies all four of the criteria for natural heritage values.

Entries are now closed for the Celebrate Shark Bay Photographic Competition.

Winners will be announced at the Biodiversity of the Bay Exhibition.  All photographic competition entrants are invited to the exhibition opening on Friday 3rd September at the Rose de Freycinet Gallery between 5 and 7.30pm