'With Love Comes Responsibility' photo competition

Image of child holding a puppy

Local Government Week is on from Monday 3 August until Sunday 9 August 2020. The week celebrates the work of local councils and the range and diversity of services they provide their communities.

Our Ranger team work tirelessly to educate residents about responsible pet ownership. To celebrate all the wonderful work they do and all the great pet owners in our LGA we’re holding an Instagram competition. Yes, Council is launching an Insta! 

For the top three photos, the following prepaid gift cards will be up for grabs!:

1st Place - $100 prepaid gift card

2nd Place - $75 prepaid gift card

3rd Place - $50 prepaid gift card

How to enter

  1. Take a photo of your pet in their favourite spot
  2. Post to Instagram and tag @cessnockcitycouncil (make sure privacy setting is ‘Public’)
  3. Tell us in 50 words or less what makes you the BEST and most responsible pet owner in the Cessnock LGA
  4. Include in your post the following hashtags #Withlovecomesresponsibility
  5. Follow Council's Instagram page

Winners will be announced after 31 August.

For more details, including privacy terms, be sure to check out the competition terms and conditions.(PDF, 256KB)

Entries will be accepted until 5pm on 31 August.


  • Monday, 03 August 2020 | 09:00 AM - Monday, 31 August 2020 | 05:00 PM


This is a virtual event.