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National Water Week

Poster competition

Great prizes are up for grabs for students and schools

National Water Week is an annual celebration of water in Australia which occurs in the third week of October each year. It is designed to assist the community to take action to help protect and conserve our most precious resource – water.

National Water Week Poster Competition 2017

The annual National Water Week poster competition is now open. Make sure you enter before Friday 1 September 2017 for your chance to win!

The competition is a great opportunity for primary school students to use their artistic talents to create an inspiring poster that supports learning about water.

This year the theme is Water: The heart of our culture.

Students might wish to create a poster that captures how water plays an important part of our culture and everyday lives. Entries should represent our local area and community. Any materials can be used including pencils, paint, photography and collage. Posters must be A3 in size.


Individual Prizes

  • First prize - $100 iTunes voucher + a Gippsland Water prize pack
  • Runner up prizes - $20 iTunes voucher + a Gippsland Water prize pack
  • Runner up prizes will be awarded for each category (Prep, Grade 1-2, Grade 3-4, Grade 5-6).

School Prize

  • $500 will be awarded to the local overall winner’s school to put towards a water/sustainability project.

State Prizes

There are also state prizes up for grabs. Winners from Gippsland Water’s competition will be submitted to state judging. Prizes include:

  • $500 cash for the first place recipient in each of the four categories.
  • $250 cash for the second place recipient in each of the four categories.
  • School prize of $300 cash for the overall state winner’s school and $150 for the second place getter’s school.

Entries close on Friday 1 September 2017.

Official entry form
Entry criteria

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Gippsland Water supplies fresh clean drinking water and wastewater to more than 60,000 customers across an area of more than 5,000 square kilometres. It maintains a $1 billion infrastructure network, which includes more than 2,000 kilometres of water mains, 16 water treatment plants, over 1,500 kilometres of sewer mains and 14 wastewater treatment plants.

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Gippsland Water Head Office, 55 Hazelwood Road, Traralgon, VIC, 3844

Phone: 1800 050 500
Fax: (03) 5174 0103
Interpreter service: 131 450
TTY: 1800 555 677

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