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National Water Week Poster Competition

Winners of the 2019 National Water Week Poster Competition have been announced.

National Water Week - It's time to change the world

Each October, National Water Week (21 - 27 October 2019) makes a splash right across Australia, inspiring individuals, communities and organisations to work together to build awareness and understanding around water related topics and challenges.

The 2019 theme was "It's time to change the world". Primary school students were invited to create a poster reflecting water related issues that are important to them. 

See the winning entries below.

Categories and prizes

Poster entries were received in four categories:

  • Prep / Foundation
  • Grade 1 & 2
  • Grade 3 & 4
  • Grade 5 & 6.

Great prizes were won in each category, including:

  • First prize: $100 gift card
  • Second prize: $50 gift card
  • Third prize: $30 gift card.

School prize

Melton Primary School won the $500 school prize. The prize will go towards a water/sustainability project at their school.

2019 winning entries


First place - Odette, Myrniong Primary School

Odette's poster


Second place - Lila - St Brigid's Primary School

Lila's poster


Third place - Hayden, Melton Primary School

Hayden's poster

Grade 1 & 2

First place - Leila, Gisborne Primary School

Leila's poster

Second place - Isabel, Gisborne Primary School

Isabel's poster

Third place - Roxy, Gisborne Primary School

Roxy's poster

Grade 3 & 4

First place - Julia, St Brigid's Primary School

Julia's poster

Second place - Georgia, Killara Primary School

Georgia's poster

Third place - Maxine, St Brigid's Primary School

Maxine's poster

Grade 5 & 6

First place - Charlotte, Myrniong Primary School

Charlotte's poster

Second place - Frankie, Myrniong Primary School 

Frankie's poster

Third place - Lawson, Myrniong Primary School

Lawson's poster


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