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Enter writing for Ellen José Student Reconciliation Awards

Secondary school division

To enter 

  1. The written piece can take the form of a poem or an essay and must be no longer than 500 words and responds to the theme "As a young person, what does reconciliation mean to you?".
  2. Students currently attending a secondary school within the Municipality of Bayside are eligible to enter. Maximum one entry per student.
  3. Complete the form below and upload your written piece as a word document.

Important Dates

  • The exhibition of 10 finalist written pieces will be held 19 May to 28 July 2023 at Bayside City Council Corporate Centre, Sandringham.
  • Applications close Wednesday 5 April 2023, 5pm.
  • All applicants will be notified on the outcome of their application by Friday 5 May 2023.
  • The 10 finalist written pieces are to be delivered by applicant to Bayside Gallery between Wednesday 10 - Friday 12 May 2023 between 9am-5pm.
  • The 10 finalist written pieces will be displayed at Bayside City Council Corporate Centre, Sandringham between 19 May to 28 July 2023. 
  • All written entries will be available to view in an online exhibition between 19 May to 28 July 2023. 

More information

Please contact Helen Berwick on 9599 4720 or hberwick@bayside.vic.gov.au

Terms and Conditions of entry

View the Terms and Conditions of entry.

Student details
Category
Files must less than 10 MB. 
Total upload limit per form is 20 MB. 
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx. 
Entry should be less than 500 words

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 30 MB
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx
Total upload limit per form is 30 MB

Contact details
The best person to contact about the application.
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