The Australian Electoral Commission and the Western Australian Electoral Commission are conducting a writing competition for WA secondary school students to highlight three significant electoral events occurring in WA in 2013.
The competition is split into two different age categories:
Students are required to submit writing pieces and the competition entry form to their school. One entrant will be chosen in each age category by each school. In choosing entrants, schools will consider the judging criteria listed below.
Schools will need to provide chosen entries with individual competition entry forms to the AEC by COB Friday 17 August 2013.
Entries can be submitted:
200 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
PO Box U1990
PERTH WA 6845
Send scanned documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The judging panel will comprise of:
The following elements will be considered by the judging panel:
Views communicated fluently and incorporate an introduction, clear paragraphs and a conclusion.
Winning entrants will receive a new tablet computer and will be featured on the AEC's website.
All students who submit an entry to their school will receive a participation certificate.
All queries regarding the Competition should be directed to the Public Awareness Manager at 08 6363 8026 or email@example.com.