Win a Canon camera with your view of Australia

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To celebrate the London Australian Film Festival, which runs from 12-22 March at the Barbican in London, and the DVD/Blu-ray release of Baz Lurhmann's Australia, The Independent and the Barbican are teaming up to offer you the chance to win a Canon digital camera and to see your work exhibited at the Barbican.

To win, take a photo on "an image inspired by Australia" and email it to A panel of judges from The Independent and the LAFF organisers will choose their favourites.

The winner will receive a Canon digital camera and will get the opportunity to have their image displayed as part of an exclusive exhibition of behind-the-scenes images from the film selected by director Baz Luhrmann, being held at The Barbican from 6-31 March ( Australia is being screened on 22 March at 2pm as part of the 15th London Australian Film Festival held at The Barbican, with a drinks reception courtesy of Jacob’s Creek, the UK’s favourite Australian wine, proud to be the exclusive wine partner of Australia). Not only that, but to mark the DVD/Blu-ray release of Australia, the winner will also recieve a copy of Baz Luhrmann's epic romantic western, set in Northern Australia during World War II, starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman.

Five runners up will receive a copy of Australia on DVD or Blu-ray, and their images will be displayed on The Barbican LAFF microsite.

The London Australian Film Festival is celebrating its 15th edition this year with a showcase of the best cinema from down-under alongside a host of special events. The festival takes place at the Barbican and runs from Thursday 12 to Sunday 22 March 2009. For more information and to book online visit

Australia is released on DVD and Blu-ray on 27 April from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.