Six community-based organisations have been named as winners of the 2023 Canon Oceania Grants Program, each receiving $2,500 in cash and $2,500 in Canon products.

In celebration of Canon’s 50th year in Australia, the Grants program increased the Grant pool this year to $50,000 across the Oceania region.  The 2023 Canon Oceania Grants Program winners for Australia are:

In addition to the three category winners across Education, Community, and Environment, Canon also recognises an overall winner to receive both a grant and Content Development Package valued at $10,000.    The Hobart Rivulet Platypus organisation has been named as this year’s winner. The non-profit organisation is dedicated to protecting and preserving the endangered platypus population in Hobart’s urban waterways. Canon products will be instrumental in documenting the intimate story of two nesting burrows to provide another rare glimpse into the secret world of platypuses in the follow-up documentary to the acclaimed The Platypus Guardian documentary with Becoming Platypus, which is set to be released in 2024.

New Zealand Grants winners are as follows:Community and Overall winner: Love Soup; Environment: Sustainable Ocean Society and Education: Pukekohe High School .

Details of Canon Oceania’s Grants Program can be found at the following websites:  Australia:  and New Zealand: