Premier's Spirit of Anzac Prize

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2017 - 18 Competition Now Open!

The Premier's Spirit of Anzac Prize provides 22 students with the opportunity to participate in an overseas study tour to sites where Australians have served in times of war and peacekeeping. In addition, 20 regional finalists will visit Canberra and be invited to attend the Premier's ANZAC Day Luncheon.

The Premier's Spirit of Anzac Prize is open to students in Years 9 and 10 currently enrolled in all Victorian Government, Catholic and Independent Schools.

Students need their parents' permission to enter the competition.

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To enter:

Premier's Spirit of Anzac Prize Entry form (Doc - 102.29 KB)

Students are encouraged to complete the entry form and email their complete application to


Students are required to submit an entry that addresses one of the following topics:

Topic 1

"All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal" John Steinbeck

Topic 2

Students to select a conflict: WWI or WWII or the Vietnam War - What impact did WWI/WWII/Vietnam War have on Australian Society?

Topic 3

What does the "Anzac spirit" mean today in a diverse and multicultural Australia?

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Assessment Criteria


Applications should be submitted via email to by 10am Tuesday 3 October 2017. Early lodgement is welcome at any time.

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Last updated on Monday, 20 February 2017