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National Water Week Poster Competition

Entries for the 2019 National Water Week Poster competition close on Friday 30 August 2019.

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.

We are calling for primary aged students in our service region to enter our annual Poster Competition. 

The theme this year is "It's time to change the world". Students are encouraged to make an A3-sized poster reflecting water related issues that are important to them. 

Teachers - this is a great activity for the classroom in the lead up to National Water Week. 

Last year, thousands of entries were received from Victorian Primary Schools, with Western Water receiving 331. St Catherine of Siena Catholic Primary School, Melton West, won a $500 contribution towards a sustainable project at their school. See below for additional information about our other 2018 winning entries.

Categories and prizes

Poster entries are invited in four categories:

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

There are great prizes to be won in each category, including:

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

How to enter

  1. Download and view the conditions of entry and entry form792KB
  2. Attach the form to the back of each poster you enter
  3. Send your poster(s) to Western Water by 5:00pm on Friday 30 August 2019, or drop them off at our office (36 Macedon St, Sunbury).

Winners will be announced during National Water Week (21 - 27 October 2019).

2018 winning entries


First place - Sienna, Macedon Primary School

Sienna's poster


Second place - Olive, Macedon Primary School

Olive's poster


Third place - Bryce, St Anthony's Primary School, Melton South

Bryce's poster

Grade 1 & 2

First place - Lyla, Gisborne Primary School

Lyla's poster

Second place - Alana, Gisborne Primary School

Alana's poster

Third place - Gracie, Gisborne Primary School

Gracie's poster

Grade 3 & 4

First place - Mabel, Myrniong Primary School

Mabel's poster

Second place - Lucy Janet, Myrniong Primary School

Lucy Janet's poster

Third place - Jade, Myrniong Primary School

Jade's poster

Grade 5 & 6

First place - Torsten, Myrniong Primary School

Torsten's poster

Second place - Robert, St Anne's Primary School 

Robert's poster

Third place - Aaron, Myrniong Primary School

Aaron's poster


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