Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism finalists announced
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Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism finalists announced

'Baby Burn Victim in Boost Hospital'. Winner, Nikon-Walkley Press Photo of the Year. Photo by Andrew Quilty

The 2014 Nikon-Walkley Awards finalists and the Photo of the Year winner have been announced. Based in Australia, the Walkley Foundation is dedicated to promoting high quality Australian journalism. The Walkley awards were established in 1965 and seek to recognize emerging talent in Australian media. Nikon sponsors the photographic portion of the awards, known as the Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism.

Take a look at this year's finalists and Photo of the Year winner in the slideshow above. The photos will also be on exhibit around the country starting in Sydney from now through December 14, 2014 at the State Library of NSW. Find out more about the awards and the exhibition at the Walkleys website.