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Competitions

Anzac Day Schools’ Awards

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) is proud to host the Anzac Day Schools’ Awards. This is a national competition recognising the work of primary and secondary students, teachers and schools to engage with veterans and honour Australia’s wartime history. In 2021, the award’s theme will be “What does commemoration look like in your community?”. …

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Front Page Schools Competition

Front Page is an initiative of Nine and Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM). It provides Australian schools and classes with the opportunity to create and submit a short school newspaper, and win fantastic prizes in the process. Entry is free, and is open to all Australian schools and classes. Entries close Friday 27 August. Find …

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Boroondara Literary Awards

Entries are open to the Boroondara Literary Awards. There are two categories to enter: the Young Writers’ Competition, open to writers in Years 5-12 who live work or study in Boroondara, and the Open Short Story Competition, open to all writers from across Australia. The Young Writers’ Competition offers $5,000 in prize money across various …

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BUFTA

The Bond University Film & Television Awards (BUFTA) is one of the premier film competitions for High School students around Australia. BUFTA gives Year 11 and 12 students the chance to win a full scholarship to study a Bachelor of Film and Television at Bond University. There are no themes to adhere to, no objects …

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CyberTaipan 2021

CyberTaipan is an Australian Youth Cyber Defence Competition for teams of high school aged students. Take your first step into cyber security, try new challenges and gain experience in defensive techniques. Each team competes in a series of online competition rounds by fixing vulnerabilities, hardening systems, and performing other tasks related to networking, cyber defence …

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Robogals Science Challenge

The Robogals Science Challenge is a global STEM competition for girls and gender diverse students aged 5-15, encouraging students to explore different disciplines of STEM through hands-on projects. The competition format has two main Challenges. Participants are required to complete 2 Minor Challenges before being eligible for the Major Challenge. Entries to the competition are …

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SSA National Schools Poster Competition 2021

The SSA National Schools Poster Competition is a fun, project-based learning activity which encourages primary and secondary school students to develop, implement and creatively report upon an investigation on any topic of interest to them (the ‘X’)… for great prizes! Students conduct small-scale versions of real-world investigations in teams, developing core STEM and cross-functional skills. …

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Anthology Photographer of the Year 2021

Open to practitioners working at any level, the Photographer of the Year Award celebrates outstanding standalone images. It also provides a platform for photographers to showcase their work through publication. Images submitted must be on the theme of ‘Food’. Submissions will be judged on quality, creativity, originality, and visual/emotional impact. Entries are invited from photographers …

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Friends of the Australian National Botanic Gardens Schools Photographic Competition

The Friends have run an annual photographic competition for school and college students for the last 23 years. This is a great way to encourage young people to express their appreciation of Australian native plants through artistic creativity. In doing so, young photographers have an opportunity to explore and enjoy these wonderful Botanic Gardens – …

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2021 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing

Students in years 7-10 from across Australia are invited to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing. 2021 theme: The STEM in Everyday Life. Science, technology, engineering and maths is part of everything around us, from our response to the pandemic, to the tech we use for play. Mobile phones, traffic lights and …

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Northern Territory Literary Awards

The annual Northern Territory Literary Awards have celebrated the unpublished work of Northern Territory writers for more than 35 years. It is part of a special program of annual events at Library & Archives NT that celebrate the achievements of established and emerging writers, storytellers and prominent Territorians. Whether established or emerging, all writers from …

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Future of Fashion Design Challenge

Do you want to change how clothing is designed, produced, shared and used? This is your chance to be part of innovating the fashion industry! Globally, the fashion industry is worth over $1 trillion. It’s an exciting industry creating products that allow people to express themselves, help stay warm (or cool) and stay safe at …

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MobileMuster Film Competition

Do you have a passion for film making and the environment? MobileMuster want you to create a one minute film encouraging your community to recycle their old mobile phones. The theme for the 2020 competition is “Protect the Planet”. You don’t have to be an experienced filmmaker to take part – all you need is …

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Tax, Super + You Competition

If you’re a student in Year 7–12, we want you to unleash your creativity and find a new way to tell us about tax and super. This competition will not only give you an insight into the value of tax and super, but you have the chance to win a share of $7,600 in prizes. …

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SAETA Spring Poetry Festival

Students and teachers are invited to submit poems to this year’s Spring Poetry Festival. Spring Poetry Festival is open to students and teachers in Australian schools. There are two prizes of $50 each for the best entries from students in Years 11-12, and for the best entries from Year 10 and under. The closing date …

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IEU-QNT Literary Competition

The Literary Competition invites Queensland and Northern Territory students and teachers to share their literary prowess by submitting either poetry, short stories or non-fiction prose. It is Queensland’s longest running literary competition. The competition is open to entrants from students (years 5-12) and teachers in Queensland state and independent schools and Northern Territory independent schools. …

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Australian Space Design Competition

The Australian Space Design Competition (ASDC) is designed for secondary school students with a passion for space, or are considering a future in STEM fields. Teams of up to 12 grade 8 – 12 students respond to an engineering Request For Tender (RFT) and design a futuristic space settlement, planning structural engineering, operations and infrastructure, …

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SAETA Young Writers Award

The Young Writers Award is open to all South Australian students. It is free of a topic. You may write poetry or prose, up to 1,000 words. There are categories from Reception to Year 12. The competition closes Friday 21 May. Find out more and enter here: https://www.aate.org.au/saeta-content/writers/young-writers-award

POEM FOREST

Created by Red Room Poetry, in collaboration with The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan, POEM FOREST deepens our connection with nature by inviting students, teachers and communities to create and publish poems inspired by the natural environment. For every poem received, a native tree will be planted in the Australian Botanic Garden to help heal critically endangered habitats and create …

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National History Challenge

The National History Challenge is a research-based competition for students. It gives students a chance to be an historian, researching world history, examining Australia’s past, investigating their community or exploring their own roots. The theme for 2021 is “SIGNIFICANCE: History Matters”. Entrants may be students from Primary years to Year 12, 19 years of age …

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Apple Swift Student Challenge

Apple is continuing their long-standing tradition of supporting students who love to code with this year’s exciting Swift Student Challenge. Showcase your passion for coding by creating an incredible Swift playground on the topic of your choice. Winners will receive exclusive WWDC21 outerwear, a customized pin set, and one year of membership in the Apple …

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2021 Queensland Literary Awards

The Queensland Literary Awards celebrate and promote outstanding Australian writers. On offer are eight national prizes for outstanding published books by Australian writers, illustrators and creators. This includes the $25,000 Queensland Premier’s Award for a work of State Significance which highlights a uniquely Queensland story. Published book awards and prizes: Queensland Premier’s Award for a work …

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IBM EdTech Youth Challenge

The Australian Museum is delighted to be partnering with IBM and Macquarie University to launch the IBM EdTech Youth Challenge. This challenge is an applied learning experience for students to understand and identify issues around environmental sustainability, health concerns and disaster resilience and how artificial intelligence (AI) technology and design thinking methods can be used …

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My Gender Equal Future Poster Competition

Imagine a future where everyone enjoys equal opportunities, choices, resources and services. A world that is better, safer and fairer for all of us, with balanced, more successful families, richer workplaces and healthier communities. Now show us! In partnership with Swinburne University and Knox City Council, PLEDGE will be holding a graphic poster competition. This …

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Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards

Entries to the Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards are now open for 2021. Students in all years from kindergarten to year 12 can enter. This year the theme is “Rich and Rare.” Entries are open until Wednesday 30 June. Find out more and enter here: https://www.dorothea.com.au/How-to-Enter-awards

2021 National Capital Art Prize

The National Capital Art Prize will be held annually with Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia over 18 years of age invited to submit up to four paintings in any of the four categories (Open, First Nations, Landscape and Student). The submitted artwork: Must be a painting Must be available for sale Can be …

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WWDA LEAD Art Prize

On International Women’s day this year, WWDA launched our WWDA LEAD Art Prize. We want to encourage our community of women, girls, feminine identifying and non-binary people to submit their artwork on the theme ‘We can all be leaders’ in a variety of accessible and creative formats. The WWDA LEAD Art Prize is open to …

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Future You Competition

How would you change the world with Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths? Upload your drawing and tell us in 50 words or less about the STEM job you would have and how you would change the world! The two most inventive and exciting entries will win a STEM prize pack and have their character featured …

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Helen Handbury Leadership Award

The Helen Handbury Leadership Award recognises Year 12 students in rural and regional Australia who have shown strong community leadership and initiative. Australian secondary schools are invited to nominate Year 12 students for the Award. In 2021, the award winners will receive funding towards an international trip to experience community development in another culture. Nominations …

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Young Writers Competitions

Are you a budding young writer looking to share your work with the world (and maybe earn some great prizes while you’re at it)? Treefall Writing has compiled a useful list of writing competitions for young people, open across Australia. You can check it out here: https://www.melindatognini.com.au/young-writer-competitions/

Ultimo Prize 2021

The Ultimo Prize 2021 aims to find the best young writers of fiction and poetry in Australia. The prize is open to writers between the age of 18 and 30 writing short fiction or poetry. The 2021 prize is seeking writing that explores a specific theme – IDENTITY. We encourage all entrants to think about …

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Ekka 2021 Natural Fibres Make & Model Competition

The Natural Fibres Make & Model Competition presented by Spotlight sees aspiring designers of all ages showcasing their latest creations. There are several categories, including Junior and Senior School, Adult Formal Wear and Adult Recycle and Re-create. The competition aims to promote primary industries in Queensland and encourage schools to teach the art of dressmaking …

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Ekka 2021 Student Photography Competition

Those with an eye for photography can submit their work in the Photography Competition. The Student Photography class encourages emerging artists to showcase their budding talents and recognises and rewards the next generation of passionate photographers. This competition is aligned and recommended for Year 9 & 10 students. However, all year levels are welcome to …

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Online Art Competition for People with Disability

Feros Care invites all artists living with a disability to showcase their talent by taking part in an Online Art Competition and Virtual Exhibition with the theme “Behind the Mask”. Masks are typically used for protection. But they can also be used for disguise, performance or entertainment. You are invited to share the significance of …

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Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize

Sponsored by the University of Sydney, the Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize encourages students to communicate a scientific concept in a way that is accessible and entertaining to the public while painlessly increasing their science knowledge or, as Dr Karl and Adam like to say, “Learn something without even noticing”. It is intended to support …

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1-Minute Film Competition

The 1-Minute Film Competition is an initiative of Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM). It provides Australian and New Zealand primary and secondary school students with the opportunity to make a 60-second short film or animation, and win fantastic prizes in the process. The theme for the 2021 competition is ‘Connection’. Prizes will be awarded to …

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Cinesnaps Short Film Competition

The annual Cinesnaps Short Film Competition encourages young, aspiring South West filmmakers, YouTubers and Vloggers to create and showcase original short films of 3-5 minutes. Now open to two age categories, all secondary students in the South West and Albany regions are invited to enter. There are separate entry packs for Years 7-9 and Years …

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Operation Art 2021

Every year, schools across New South Wales are invited to participate in Operation Art, an initiative of The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in association with the New South Wales Department of Education. The Operation Art program provides a forum for schools and students to demonstrate their visual arts achievements through exhibitions at the Armory Gallery, …

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Takeover Melbourne

Takeover Melbourne creates a powerful platform for young Melbournians to be heard. High school aged students are invited to share a story about their life and submit it to the Takeover Melbourne Competition. Entries for the 2021 competition open on March 25 and close June 25. Entries must be a true story about an aspect …

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Alice Upcy­cle Art Prize

Alice Springs Town Coun­cil is excit­ed to announce the inau­gur­al Alice Upcy­cle Art Prize! This addi­tion to the Alice Springs arts cal­en­dar is an ini­tia­tive from Council’s Cli­mate Action Plan that cel­e­brates artis­tic inno­va­tion whilst pro­mot­ing envi­ron­men­tal awareness. As a sculp­tur­al exhi­bi­tion and art prize, the pro­gram will show­case the cre­ativ­i­ty and sculp­tur­al art­works of …

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PSC ‘HOME’ Photography Competition

Photography Studies College (PSC) in partnership with Ted’s Cameras are delighted to announce the new photography competition ‘HOME’. The first in a series of photography competitions for 2021 just for Victorian Year 11 and 12 senior secondary students. This competition provides an opportunity for students to explore what ‘HOME’ means to them and have their …

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USQ Get Songwriting Prize

If you are a high school student in Years 9 -12, it is time to put your pen to paper or fingers to keys and try your hand at songwriting. Enter a song or two for your chance to win a prize pool valued at over $1700. Entries are open until Monday 7 June. Find …

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2021 STEM Video Game Challenge

The Australian STEM Video Game Challenge is open to upper primary and secondary school students. Students are encouraged to design, build and submit an original educational video game that includes science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) content or themes. The theme for 2021 is “scale”. Registration is open now, and games can be submitted up …

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Harvard Crimson Global Essay Competition

We look forward to welcoming you to The Harvard Crimson Global Essay Competition 2021! The Harvard Crimson Global Essay Competition provides a platform for young, ambitious high school students to exercise their writing skills in a non-traditional environment. This competition encourages students to challenge themselves and explore different writing styles to ultimately strengthen their writing …

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Future Leaders Future Justice Award 2021

The Future Leaders Future Justice Award recognises Year 12 students who have shown leadership and initiative on intergenerational equity, future justice. Future justice is concerned with what those living today leave behind for future generations. Australian secondary schools are invited to nominate Year 12 students for the Award. n 2021, the award winner will receive …

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Future Leaders Writing Prize 2021

The Future Leaders Writing Prize is designed to recognise and reward talented young writers. It aims to encourage expressive and creative writing. Year 11 and 12 students in Australian secondary schools are invited to submit a piece of writing (800 to 1,000 words). The writing can be fiction or non-fiction and on any topic. In …

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Ayn Rand Essay Contest 2020

Have you ever read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest and you’ll have a chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money. ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand’s fiction for more than thirty years. This year we will …

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Wakakirri Dance Challenge

Wakakirri is a nation-wide performing arts competitions, inviting schools from across Australia to create a ‘Story-Dance’ that reflects student’s thoughts, ideas and aspirations. A Wakakirri Story-Dance is a 3 to 7 minute performance by a group of students that theatrically tells a story using a combination of dancing, creative movement and acting to pre-recorded music. …

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2021 Bach Competition

Now in its twelfth year, Melbourne Recital Centre’s Bach Competition is dedicated to young musicians passionate about J.S. Bach. The competition repertoire will consist of any works of J.S.Bach not exceeding 10minutes in total duration. The Performance Finals will be held at Melbourne Recital Centre on Sunday 30 May 2021. This year’s prize includes: Richard …

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2021 Future Visions Visual Arts Competition

Entries are now open for the 2021 Future Visions visual arts competition. Open to all Darling Downs/Southeast Queensland High School art students in Years 11 and 12. The annual award and exhibition showcases the diverse, dynamic and emerging professional approaches to art making currently being created by Year 11 and 12 students in the region. …

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Virtual Future Leaders Eco Challenge

Starting Monday 1 March 2021, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s Reef Education team are running a series of fun, STEM-based weekly challenges, across term one and two, for primary and high school students. Whole schools are able to participate in fun marine themed challenges that will allow students to care, learn, act and …

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Have Your Songs Recorded with Vermilion High

Calling all high school musicians! Are you writing original music and interested in getting it professionally recorded and released? Vermilion High is an entrepreneurial start-up from QUT’s student-run record label, Vermilion Records. One lucky school student or band will have their music released professionally and a total of 10 students or bands will be selected …

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NYC Midnight Screenwriting Challenge

The 18th Annual Screenwriting Challenge is a competition open to screenwriters around the world. There are 3 rounds of competition. In the 1st Round (March 19-27), writers are placed randomly in groups and are assigned a genre, subject, and character assignment. Writers have 8 days to write an original short screenplay no longer than 12 …

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Be Inspired by Young Storytellers

Heywire is an annual competition run by the ABC that encourages young people to tell stories about their life outside the major cities. From regional, rural and remote locations across the country, there are young people doing incredible things – and this is your chance to hear about it and be inspired. If you are …

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Right Left Write Competition

Writing is often compared to making a long journey. You need to keep your momentum up in order to make it to the end – one foot in front of the other, right, then left, then… Queensland Writers Centre have taken the image and used it as inspiration for their new monthly writing competition. Each …

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Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize

The Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize is an annual acquisitive prize that was launched in 2017 to advance art and opportunity for emerging and established women artists in Australia. It is the highest value professional artist prize for women in Australia. There are three prize categories – the Professional Artist Prize of $35,000, the Emerging …

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Tournament of Minds

Tournament of Minds (TOM) offers teams of primary and secondary students the opportunity to solve authentic, open-ended challenges that foster creative, divergent thinking whilst developing collaborative enterprise, excellence and teamwork. Challenges are set in the following disciplines: The Arts, Language Literature, Social Sciences and STEM. School registrations are now open for 2021. The tournament is …

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Globe Soup Travel Photography Competition 2021

The Globe Soup Travel Photography Competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over from around the world. Any kind of travel photography is accepted including, but not limited to; Landscape, Portrait, Street, Wildlife, Architectural, Food, etc. Entries shot on film or digital, using a camera, tablet, smartphone or drone are all accepted. The winner …

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What Matters? Competition

What Matters? is a ‘catalyst for young thinkers and young writers to develop a perspective, a point of view, on where we’re heading as a society’. Inspired by Gough Whitlam’s commitment to involving young people in the shaping of Australia’s future, the competition is currently open to school students in years 5 to 12 from …

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The Perkoff Prize

The Perkoff Prize is a tri-genre contest that will award $1,000 USD and publication each to writers of the best story, set of poems, and essay that engage in evocative ways with health and medicine as judged by the editors. Fiction and non-fiction entries can be up to 8,500 words, and poetry can be up …

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MobileMuster Schools Challenge

Join the MobileMuster schools Challenge and transform old phones into technology prizes for your school. Run a muster at school to encourage the school community to recycle their old mobile phones and accessories. MobileMuster will support you through the challenge with our education resources and send you collection boxes or recycling satchels to make it …

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OutStanding Short Story Competition

Are you a keen writer? OutStanding LGBTQIA+ Short Story Competition is celebrating Mardi Gras season with Miniature, a competition of very short stories (fifty words of less)! The 2021 Miniature Theme is “SHINE”. The Competition will launch at 4.00pm Saturday 20 February and closes at 11.59pm on Saturday 20 March. Find out more and enter …

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Wool4School Design Competition

Wool4School is an annual student design competition encouraging budding fashion designers to show the nation what they’re made of. Open to all Australian school students in high school, the Wool4School competition invites students in years 7 – 12 to design an outfit using a minimum of 70% wool. The outfit must contain a minimum of …

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Future Leaders Photography Prize 2021

The Future Leaders Photography Prize is designed to recognize talented young photographers. Year 12 students are invited to submit digital photographic work (one photograph for each student). The work submitted can be on any theme. In 2021, the award winner will receive $1,000. Where there is more than one winner the prize money will be …

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Barbara Petchenik Children’s World Map Drawing Competition

The Barbara Petchenik Award was created by the International Cartographic Association in 1993 as a memorial for Barbara Petchenik, a past Vice president of the ICA and cartographer who worked through her life with maps related to children. This year’s competition is based on the theme “A map of my future world”. Young people under …

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Australian Geography Competition 2021

The Australian Geography Competition is a contest for Australian secondary school students, assessing their geographical knowledge and skills. In 2021, the Competition will be held in schools between Thursday 18 March and Wednesday 31 March. It consists of multiple-choice questions testing geographical knowledge and skills. Outstanding students at each age level win prizes which include …

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International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IM²C)

The International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IM²C) is a new team-based mathematical competition for Australian secondary students. Operating in teams, comprising up to four students from the same school, participants must work collaboratively to solve a problem (set globally) by devising and applying an original mathematical model. Constrained to a period of five consecutive days, teams …

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Australasia’s Top Emerging Photographers 2021

Australasia’s Top Emerging Photographers encourages and promotes talented photographers in the early stages of their careers, along with aspiring photographers. The competition is open to Australians and New Zealanders with less than four years’ professional photography experience, including amateurs. This year, winners and runners-up will share in a prize pool of more than $30,000, including …

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Six Word Wonder Contest 2021

A Six Word Wonder is a story, memoir, poem, or joke, told in only six words. The Six Word Wonder Contest gives you the chance to get published in the next Six Word Wonder collection, plus win up to $100. The contest is open until 31 August. Find out more and enter here: https://www.dougweller.net/six-word-wonder-contest/

CQU Creates 2021 Art Awards

CQUniversity Australia is pleased to sponsor the CQU Creates 2021 Art Awards, an annual visual arts prize now in its eighth year. Entrants are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the September 2021 online group exhibition and catalogue. There is no entry fee. The competition is open to current and past …

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Young Archie Competition 2021

The Art Gallery of New South Wales invites budding artists from around Australia between the ages of 5 and 18 to submit a portrait for the Young Archie 2021 competition. The portrait must be of a person who is special to you – someone who is known to you and who knows you and plays …

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Anthology Cover Art Award 2021

Submissions are now invited for the Anthology Cover Art Award 2021. Established to foster and support both established and emerging visual artists and provide a platform for publication, the competition is open to multiple genres including painting, printmaking, mixed media, photography and digital media. Works entered must not have appeared on the cover of another …

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Bean Awards 2020

The Bean Awards celebrate inspirational stories shared by kids of all ages around the world. More than ever, due to the increasing numbers of youth mental illness, kids need inspiration to help them find purpose and passion. There are 9 awards, including a People’s Choice award. Each award attracts a prize of $1,000 and is …

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Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize

Entries are now open for Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize. Now in its fourteenth year, the prize is an annual favourite for audiences and Portrait Gallery staff alike, drawing captivating photographic portraiture from Australia’s professional and aspiring visual artists, and providing a diverse national image in composite. The most outstanding portrait will receive $30,000 …

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The Immunisation Coalition Art Prize 2021

The Immunisation Coalition Art Prize aims to highlight and promote you as a contemporary artist and support their mission to bring factual awareness of issues around influenza, vaccination and the burden of infectious disease. This competition is open to amateur and professional artists, with categories in both Visual Art (eg, drawings, animations) and short film …

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The Short Story Challenge

The 15th Annual Short Story Challenge is a creative writing competition open to writers around the world. There are 4 rounds of competition. Feedback from the judges is provided for every submission and there are thousands in cash and prizes for the winners. Sound like fun? Join the competition and get ready for Round 1! …

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Entanglement Annual Writing Competition for Women

What is this world in which we are entangled? How do we connect? Voices of Women invite you to enter any unpublished short monologue or narrative (max. 800 words) written in the first person. Winning entries receive $100 and the stories will be presented by professional actors in live and filmed performances. All women and …

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Spellman HV Clean Tech Competition

The Clean Tech Competition is a unique, worldwide research and design challenge for pre-college youth. Designed to encourage scientific understanding of real-world issues, recognise outstanding talent, and prepare the next generation of globally competitive innovators. The theme for 2021 of Preserving the Planet hopes to encourage young scientists to come up with more solutions to …

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Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2021

The Ashurst Emerging Artist prize is “awarded to artists that show significant potential, interesting ideas, a relevant message and skillful execution. We understand that talented artists exist in many forms, so endeavour to appeal to emerging artists of all ages and career paths, whether student, graduate, full-time or part-time, and from any country” Applications are …

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ASX Schools Sharemarket Game

The ASX Schools Sharemarket Game is a fun way for students to learn about economics and the sharemarket in Australia. Students receive a virtual $50,000 they can invest over a 10 week period, in 220 companies listed on the ASX. The prices students buy and sell at are the same prices as they would get …

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Astrofest Astrophotography Competition 2021

The Astrofest Astrophotography Competition and Exhibition showcases and celebrates the best of Western Australian astrophotography. The best astrophotography will be exhibited at the Astrofest 2021 event and will travel around the state of Western Australia. There are also heaps of great prizes on offer. Astrophotographers of any age in Western Australia are invited to submit …

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Aussie Student Inventions Competition

With the help of some of Australia’s leading innovators, we’re giving you the chance to pitch and showcase your inventions to our panel of experts. Within each category (primary, lower secondary, senior secondary, TAFE and university), there are incredible prizes up for grabs for the most impressive submissions. You’ll have the opportunity to receive mentoring …

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Become a TypeRighter

Children’s Rights Queensland is calling on Queensland children to help us develop an alphabet for our new brand. We want Queenslanders aged under 18 years old to help create the letters of our new TypeRights Font. The font will be used on all sorts of things, such as posters, booklets and our website. There are …

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The Levitt Indigenous Poetry Prize

The Levitt Indigenous Poetry Prize (“LIPP”) is a biennial poetry prize for the best poems on a personal, social or political subject concerning Indigenous Australians or Torres Strait Islanders. The inaugural LIPP will be awarded in October 2021. There are three prizes up for grabs: $10,000 for first prize $6,000 for second prize $4,000 for …

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Art Lovers Australia Prize 2021

Artists are invited to enter their works into the Art Lovers Australia Prize 2021 to have the chance to share in $25,000 worth in prizes. Entries are open until Thursday 10 December. Find out more and enter here: https://artloversaustralia.com.au/art-lovers-australia-prizes-2021/

2020 Dusty Swag Awards

The “Dusty Swag” Awards were established in 2000 by Patron Rex Tate to encourage poets and storytellers to record the stories of Australia, its unique landscape and its unsung heroes. Entries are invited from Poets and Storytellers of all ages. The 2020 Competition theme is “Australian Bush”. There are three categories to enter: JUNIORS (Primary) …

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Wyndham Art Prize 2021

Now in its seventh year, this annual contemporary art prize attracts entries from some of the best artists across Australia and offers a chance for local and emerging artists to exhibit alongside them. Artworks can take any form, including (but not limited to) sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, textiles, photography, installation, sound digital, video. Three monetary …

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UN Youth TAS Negotiations Competition 2020

Students from Years 9-12 compete in teams of two to represent a particular country in an mock international negotiation. Teams can be formed by students from differing schools as long as they are Tasmanian. In these teams students will need to act towards the achievement of their country’s strategic interests and objectives by proposing and …

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Footscray Art Prize – Young Artists Prize

Entries to the Young Artists Prize, part of the Footscray Art Prize, are now open. This category celebrates the unbridled creativity of young people from Melbourne’s West. It is free to enter and all artworks are displayed in the exhibition. There are two categories to enter, primary school or secondary school. The winner in each …

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