GLAPD’s Louise Whelan has received a “Highly Commended” award at the National Portrait Prize.

GLAPD is delighted to announce that photographer Louise Whelan, who serves on the Council of Advisors, has received a “Highly Commended” award at the National Portrait Prize. The award was presented by Prime Minister Julia Gillard. For details go to  http://www.portrait.gov.au/site/exhibition_subsite_NPPP2013_interview.php?id=1119.  Louise is a social documentary photographer who is documenting all the different ethnic groups that make up Australia for the State and National libraries.  Collectively these photos have created a new visual dialogue of what Australia looks like in the 21st Century. Louise’s work can also be seen on www.australiansall.photoshelter.com.

Photo below:  Louise with the Prime Minister.

Louise Whelan and Julia Gillard

Louise Whelan and Julia Gillard