The Premier's ANZAC Spirit School Prize provides the opportunity for a small number of students and two teachers to attend a fully-funded two-week study tour to France and Belgium for centenary commemoration activities on the Western Front during July 2016.
The students will be led on the tour by a coordinator from the Department for Education and Child Development and accompanied by a representative of the SA Branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL-SA).
The competition is open to all students in South Australia studying year 9 or 10 in Term 4, 2015 and Term 1, 2016.
For detailed information about the competition see The ANZAC Spirit School Prize competition information 175.1 KB.
Using a range of sources, students must complete an assignment about the ANZAC spirit of Australian servicemen and women who served on the Western Front during World War 1.
Entries close 5.00 pm on Friday, 1 April 2016 - late entries will not be accepted. Schools may conduct a school based competition to decide which four entries will be submitted.
Students are required to respond to the following task:
'Much has been written about how service men and women in World War 1 typified the Anzac Spirit. Using a range of sources, describe the journey of a South Australian man or woman who served on the Western Front during World War 1.'
In doing so you are required to conduct research that will enable you to:
The response can be in one of the following formats:
RSL Virtual War Memorial
Returned Services League (RSL South Australian Branch)
Australian War Memorial
National Archives of Australia
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Department of Veterans' Affairs
The ANZAC Spirit poster can be printed to display in your school or community group.
Mr Malcolm McInerney
Premier's ANZAC Spirit Student Prize Application
Level 5, Education Centre
31 Flinders Street,
Adelaide SA 5000
Phone - 8226 2154
Email - email@example.com