Art Design Awards & Literary Competition

Our union’s annual Awards for Excellence in Art Design and Literary Competition help to recognise and encourage the artistic and literary talents of Queensland and Northern Territory students and teachers.

Excellence in Art Design Awards

The Excellence in Art Design Awards invite entries from preschool, primary and secondary school students and teachers in non-government schools throughout Queensland and the Northern Territory.

Award categories:

  • Preschool/kindergarten
  • Prep – Year 2
  • Years 3-4
  • Years 5-6
  • Years 7-8
  • Years 9-10
  • Years 11-12
  • Open (Teachers and School Support Staff)
  • First Nations Art (Years 5-12)

 

Entries are now open!

For the terms and conditions and entry form, click here.

Read about last year’s Awards here.

Literary Competition

Entries have closed for 2024.

A presentation evening will be held on 7 August 2024 to honour the Literary Competition prize recipients.

Read about last year’s competition here.

Art Awards Prize Money

Category Prize Money
Pre-School/Kindergarten $100
Prep – Year 2 $100
Years 3 – 4 $100
Years 5 – 6 $100
Years 7 – 8 $150
Years 9 – 10 $150
Years 11 – 12 $250
Open $350
Indigenous Art $200

 

Literary Competition Prize Money

Sections First Prize Second Prize Third Prize
A
Years 11–12
$300 $200 $100
B
Years 9–10
$150 $100 $75
C
Years 7–8
$150 $100 $75
D
Years 5–6
$150 $100 $75
E
Open (Teachers)
$300 $200 $100