** You must ensure your photo includes a key (like a house key) to enter the competition **
The Mercy Foundation Youth Awards is a photo competition open to high school students across Australia from years 7 to 12. The competition aims to encourage young people to learn more about social justice issues in Australia.
This year, the competition opens Monday 27 April and the theme for 2020 is “Freedom- Ending Modern Slavery”. Entrants are asked to:
1) Take a photo specifically for the competition that explores the idea of freedom and the image must include a house key to ensure images submitted have been created expressly for the competition (remember no faces!)
2) Include a written statement of 100 words or less that explains how your photo explores the idea of freedom
3) Read about modern slavery here then complete an online quiz on Modern Slavery
Entry form and quiz available online here
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$700 will be awarded to the winning Entrant and $700 will be awarded to the winning school*
$350 will be awarded to the winning Entrant and $350 will be awarded to the winning school*
$200 will be awarded to the winning Entrant and $200 will be awarded to the winning school*
$50 vouchers will be awarded to the next top 10 entries and the school that submits the most entries wins $250.*
*Please note that the judges may award more than one winner in each category. In this case, the winners will share the prize money.
Competition closes Friday 3 July 2020, winners notified mid August.
Image Credit Tania Hutchins