is a national competition for Year 9 and 10 students.
The competition encourages participants to focus on the significance of Anzac Day and to consider what Anzac Day means to them and to Australia.
Prizes Short Film – $500 store voucher Photography – $500 store voucher Creative Writing/Poetry – 2 x $250 store voucher Grand Prize A grand prize of a trip for two to the Australian War Memorial in Canberra will be offered to an overall outstanding entry from either of the three categories.
This entry does not need to win its category to be awarded the overall prize.
Simpson’s lifelong expatriate status has influenced his poetry, and he often uses the lives of ordinary Americans in order to critically investigate the myths the country tells itself.
Although he occasionally revisits the West Indies of his childhood, he always keeps one foot in his adopted country.
This competition also provides entrants an opportunity to have their work featured on the Anzac Centenary website and to be included in the state’s time capsule project as part of the states commemoration of the Anzac Centenary. The writing category will have two 0 prizes awarded for creative writing and poetry respectively.
One major prize of a trip for two to the Australian War Memorial in Canberra will be awarded to an overall winner from any category judged to be the highest merit and best explores issues and themes related to the ANZAC Centenary.
At Bastogne bitterly cold temperatures had to be endured while the 101st Division was surrounded by enemy forces for days.
After the end of the war he attended the University of Paris.