Award Categories and Prizes

Lower Primary (Years K – 3)

Winner: $300, trophy and prize pack
Runner-up: $150 and prize pack

Upper Primary (Years 4 – 6, Inc. Year 7 in SA)

Winner: $400, trophy and prize pack
Runner-up: $200 and prize pack

Assisted Learning Primary

Winner: $400, trophy and prize pack
Runner-up: $200 and prize pack

Entries to be submitted by the teacher, eligibility criteria:

  • students on assisted learning programs
  • students with English as a second language.

Junior Secondary (Years 7 – 9)

Winner: $500, trophy and prize pack
Runner-up: $300 and prize pack

Senior Secondary (Years 10 – 12)

Winner: $500, trophy and prize pack
Runner-up: $300 and prize pack

Assisted Learning Secondary

Winner: $500, trophy and prize pack
Runner-up: $300 and prize pack

Entries to be submitted by the teacher, eligibility criteria:

  • students on assisted learning programs
  • students with English as a second language.

Multicultural NSW Award

Winner: $500, trophy and prize pack (separate presentation arrangements)

For the best poem highlighting the value of cultural diversity within Australian community:

  • Commenting on the cultural diversity of people (or their descendants) who have migrated to Australia; or
  • Exploring interactions and experiences of migrants (or their descendants) after their arrival in Australia; or
  • Reflecting on the life of migrants (or their descendants) in Australia in comparison to their life before coming to Australia.

Schools’ Award

For schools that demonstrate effort, achievement and a high standard of entries, awarded at the judges’ discretion.

Winner Primary: $1000, trophy and prize pack

Winner Secondary: $1000, trophy and prize pack

 

2016 competition results will be announced on the 2nd of September, follow our website for details.

 

Prize Packs

Prize packs include a unique trophy and a wonderful collection of books from a number of publishing houses and local businesses.