Applications Open - Cairns RSL Sub Branch Modern History Competition 2018

Applications Open - Cairns RSL Sub Branch Modern History Competition 2018

Cairns RSL Sub Branch Modern History Competition 2018


Applicants are invited for the Modern History Competition 2018.

Two categories are being run – Year 11 and Year 12. Each category carries with it a cash prize sponsored by the Cairns RSL Sub Branch.


Year 11                                                                                                                       Year 12  

Winner - $300                                                                                                          Winner - $300

Runner up - $150                                                                                                    Runner up - $150

Encouragement Award - $100                                                                   Encouragement Award - $100


Winners will be presented with their prizes at the annual BLA awards ceremony. All participating students will receive a certificate of participation. The winning school will also receive a plaque. There is a limit of 6 student entries in total per school (e.g.  three year 11 and three year 12 entries from one school).

Essay Topic:

The ANZAC ‘spirit’ was the single most important legacy of World War One for young Australians today.

Decide whether the above statement is an accurate interpretation of the legacy of World War One as we mark the hundred-year milestone. You are encouraged to agree, debate with or challenge the statement. 

Word Limit:

Year 11: 800 – 1000 words

Year 12: 1000 – 1200 words


Closing Date: 19-Oct-2018
First prizeYear 11 = $300 Year 12 = $300
Second prizeYear 11 = $150 Year 12 = $150
Third prizeYear 11 = $100 Year 12 = $100


For more details, please contact the coordinator shown below:
Coordinator: Catherine Taifalos
Phone: 4042 4800

Contact Us

Angela Toppin, Chair
(b/h): 0447 371 297
(a/h): (07) 4092 1297
Fax: (07) 4051 5972
Address all correspondence to:
The Secretary
PO Box 7371
Cairns, Queensland, 4870
Secretariat: Sandra Grimm
(07) 4232 2310

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