ACT Chief Minister's Anzac Spirit Prize 2017

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As part of the ACT Government’s commemorative activities during the Centenary of the World War I (2014-2018), all ACT students in years 9 or 10 in 2016 were invited to enter the ACT Chief Minister’s ANZAC Spirit Prize 2017 competition. Entries for the ACT Chief Minister’s ANZAC Spirit Prize 2016 closed 3 February 2017.  Winners will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Winners of 2016 Act Chief Minister’s Anzac Spirit Prize

Elisabeth Dykstra and Ella Kruger from Campbell High School are the two winners of the ACT Chief Minister’s ANZAC Spirit Prize 2016. Elisabeth and Ella submitted very unique and sensitive creative responses to the task set for the 2016 competition and showed a strong understanding of the sacrifice made by Australians during these battles of the Western Front.

Ella Kruger’s poem, Then-Now word icon (22 kb)

Elisabeth Dykstra’s song, Proud external link

Further Information

An Information Session for the ACT Chief Minister's ANZAC Spirit Prize 2017 will be held at the Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning on Thursday 15 September 2016 from 5:30pm to 6:15pm. The session will provide parents, students and teachers with an opportunity to ask questions about the Prize and listen to the 2016 Prize recipients talk about their experiences.

Enquiries about the ACT Chief Minister’s ANZAC Spirit Prize 2017 Competition should be directed to the ACT Education Directorate at: ANZACSpiritPrize@act.gov.au.