Applications Open - Kelly Wealth Services Economics Award 2018

Applications Open - Kelly Wealth Services Economics Award 2018

On behalf of Angela Toppin, BLA Chairperson, we are very pleased to invite your students to enter the BLA Economics Competition 2018. 

Our Sponsor, Kelly Wealth, would like to invite students to choose from two options - students may choose either a Cost Benefit Analysis on best options for wealth creation or a Cost Benefit Analysis on any microeconomic issue of their choice. 

It is open to students in years 11 and 12. Only students receiving a VHA/HA (A/B) for Economics or (IB equivalent) are eligible to enter the competition.

Hard copy or digital entries will be accepted until Friday 19 October.  Winning entrants will be awarded their prizes at The Annual Awards Presentation on Wednesday 28 November at the Cairns Hilton Hotel. 

Full details of this competition are attached.  The Business Liaison Association encourages students to be in formal school uniform for this Presentation Evening.

If you could please pass on the details of this Competition to your students at your earliest convenience.  Conscientious students may wish to utilise the holidays to begin the task. 

Please feel free to contact me on 4050 3034 if you have any questions or concerns.  We appreciate your involvement.

Kind Regards,

Faith McDonald
English and Humanities Teacher

Cairns State High School
Ph +61 7 4050 3034 | 


Closing Date: 19-Oct-2018
First prizeYear 11 - $200 Year 12 - $200
Second prizeRunner up - Year 11 - $150 Year 12 - $150
Third prize2 Encouragement Awards for each year level of $75


For more details, please contact the coordinator shown below:
Coordinator: Faith McDonald
Phone: 4050 3034

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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