Students in Years 9-10 are invited to submit an essay or other historical writing (e.g., a report, diary entry, newspaper article, feature article) to the 2021 Modern History Competition supported by the Cairns RSL Sub branch.
The competition carries with it a cash prize sponsored by the Business Liaison Association
First Prize $200
Runner Up $130
Encouragement Award(s) at the discretion of the judging panel
Winners will be presented with their prizes at the Annual Aspire Awards Ceremony. The winning school will also receive a plaque.
The Awards Presentation Night will be held on 30 November at Pullman Cairns International Hotel, 5.30pm-7.30pm. Students receiving awards are expected to be in attendance in full school uniform. Details of the Presentation Night will be forwarded to individual prize winners.
Select one of the following topics
Examine the impact on families of those Veterans who have or who are serving in the Australian Defence Force in one or more post-modern conflicts or peacekeeping operations.
Please ensure that the submitted essays are word processed with one and a half line spacing.
A $88 (inc GST) registration fee per school is payable to the Business Liaison Association. Following registration, tax invoices will be issued to participating schools.
I look forward to receiving an electronic version of your students’ work with the attached registration form (page 4) at the address below by Friday 10 September 2021.
Mrs. Catherine Taifalos
C/- Saint Monica’s College
177 Abbott Street
Cairns QLD 4870
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me by:
Phone: (07) 4042 4800
Closing Date: Friday 10th September, 2021
For more details, please contact the coordinator shown below:
Coordinator: Mrs Catherine Taifalos
Phone: 4042 4800Back