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National Water Week

16–22 October 2016

Each year, National Water Week makes a splash across Australia inspiring individuals, communities and organisations to work together to build community awareness and understanding of water-related issues.

 


 

Poster competition for primary school students

Congratulations to the winners and runners-up of Barwon Water’s 2016 National Water Week poster competition.

2016 National Water Week Grade 5/6 poster competition winner Sachi Bridgeford from Bellbrae PS.

A record number of entries were received this year. Almost 1,000 amazing posters were submitted, depicting the theme water, life, growth.

Posters were judged on:

  • how well they convey water-related issues
  • how well they promote the theme
  • appearance and use of colour
  • effective use of materials
  • originality.

Winners in each category receive a $70 art pack and their poster will be made into a custom jigsaw. Runners up in each category receive a $50 art pack.

Additionally, the winning school in each category receives a $500 grant to purchase water efficient products or educational materials. 

Selected posters will be on display in the Barwon Water pavillions at the Geelong and Colac shows. 

Prep

1st

Sophie Hayden

St Therese PS

2nd

Mimi Wadling

St Therese PS 

3rd

Layla Burns

St Mary's PS 

Grade 1/2

1st

Hugh Buckby

St Mary's PS

2nd

Declan Vuzem

Colac PS

3rd

Ashleigh Stokes

Moolap PS

Grade 3/4

1st

Joshua Stewart

Moolap PS

2nd

Abi Sutherland

Roslyn PS 

3rd

Emme Elborough

Colac PS

Grade 5/6

1st

Sachi Bridgeford Bellbrae PS

2nd

Maia Durran Herne Hill PS

3rd

Maya Hall Daus Bellbrae PS 

   National Water Week 2016: winners and runners up (album)