A Casino woman has won the open section of the annual Thanks Dad National Photo competition.

Jodie Laing won with this shot.

Other local winners included Jessica Sneath from Goonellabah and Veronika Shailer fromAlstonville.

“This year we received over 550 entries from all around the country and we believe that this year’s pictures are the best ever,” spokeswoman Kay Knights said.

If you would like to view all the winners and all the entries, visit www.thanksdadphotos.org.au

All the pictures entered will now become part of an exhibition that travels around the country inspiring more people to spend quality time with their children.

Pictures will be exhibited in libraries, shopping centres, schools and at conferences. 

  • Winner of Open section – Jodie Laing from Casino
  • Winner of Photo of Grandfather or older carer – Carole Gray from Western Australia
  • Winner of Primary School Photographer section – Jessica Sneath from Goonellabah
  • Winner of Secondary School Photographer section – Lacy Fielding of Wollongong
  • Winner of History section – Veronika Shailer from Alstonville
  • Winner of Scrapbooking section – (Open)  Kelly-Ann Oosterbeek and (Junior) Tyla Johnson