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The Premier’s Anzac Prize

Queensland students from state schools or accredited non-state schools, in Years 8-11 and who love history, are encouraged to apply for this award.

The winners will take part in a research program which culminates in a 16 day tour of important World War I memorial sites in London, and the Western Front battlefields in France and Belgium.

 

It’s an incredible opportunity to learn about what the ANZACs went through, to ensure the freedom and life that we enjoy today.

You can read more details about the research program and all-inclusive tour on the webpage.

Eligibility:

You must be an Australian citizen.

You must be in Years 8 – 11.

You must be nominated by your school.

You must submit an individual application.

Applications are open now and must be received by the Queensland Department of Education by 5pm Friday 20 September 2019. Winners will be announced at the end of the School year.

How to apply:

You’ll have to submit a multimedia presentation which address this question:

How relevant for young Australians today is the Anzac Spirit, which was forged and shaped by the experiences of earlier generations in twentieth century conflicts in places far from home?

In your response, refer to the legacy of Australia’s involvement in World War I (e.g. Gallipoli, the Western Front, the Middle East) and one other conflict (e.g. World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, the East Timor Conflict or the Afghanistan War — a 21st Century conflict).

To read further details about the application and download the application form, click here.

 

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