Great Lakes - Australia Day 2015

Nominate a local person for a Great Lakes Australia Day Award

The Australia Day awards will be presented at a ceremony on Australia Day, Monday, 26 January 2015 at Club Forster and everyone is welcome to attend the Awards Ceremony.

Australia Day e-Calendar Competition

The e-calendar competition is on again! 

Thanks to all the schools who have entered this year:

Booral Public School, Bulahdelah Central School, Coolongolook Public School, Forster Public School, Holy Name School, Nabiac Public School, Pacific Palms Public School, St Joseph's School Bulahdelah, Stroud Public School, Stroud Road Public School, Tea Gardens Public School, Tuncurry Public School.

Entries have now closed and we are busy judging your brilliant works on the theme:

The Anzac Spirit.

The competition is run as part of Council's Australia Day celebrations and you are invited to attend the Australia Day ceremony held at Club Forster on 26 January 2015.

  • 13 winning entries are selected by each school and sent to Council.  Council will then produce an e-calendar for each school, including its winning entries.
  • Council will also select 13 winners and produce an overall community calendar on Council's website for free public download.
  • Every participating school receives a book prize for their school library plus the e-calendar for their school.
  • Winners get their artwork included in the Calendar, and the winners of Council's Calendar will be presented with an award by the Mayor, Cr Jan McWilliams at next year's Australia Day ceremony.
  • Entries are also on display in Council libraries across the Great Lakes during the January school holidays.


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Last Updated: 25/11/2014