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Goulburn Valley Schools Environmental Arts Competition 2022

In 2019 and 2020, Transition Tatura held two very successful short-film competitions for students of all Goulburn Valley Schools. The challenges both years for the entrants was to make a short film about the environment. 

In 2021, Transition Tatura expanded the Annual Environmental Short-film Competition and organised an Environmental Art Competition and we will run the same format in 2022.  Once again, this competition is open to all current students within the Goulburn Valley.

Your task, either by yourself, with your family or with friends, is to use your favourite form of artistic expression (from our list below) to address the competition topic;


“More Self-Sufficient Living”


The categories of art considered for this competition are;

- Visual Art (painting, drawing, sculpture, fashion design, etc.)

- Performance Art (dance, theatre, song, music, etc.) (up to six minutes duration)

- Literature (poetry, story, etc.) (up to 1500 words)

- Media Arts (film, animation, computers, etc.) (up to six minutes duration)


There will be three age groups for each artistic category                 

- Grade Prep to Three                                                                                                         

- Grade Four to Six

- Secondary Schools


Prizes for best entries in each category                                   

- Grade Prep to Three    $30.00                                                                                                               

- Grade Four to Six           $30.00                                                                                                                

- Secondary School          $30.00   


Most Inspirational Entry                $100.00


Total award pool:                            $460.00


- Every entry will be recognised and acknowledged 


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