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Click through the tabs below to find different competitions and challenges in every subject area to test your knowledge and grow your skills!

Competitions and Challenges

Monthly Poetry Challenge

A chance for young people to passionately express themselves .....and win!

The hunt is one for Australia’s next generation of poets. The winner of the year will be chosen from all the monthly  finalists and announced towards the end of the year.

Click here to enter!

Challenge opens on the 1st and closes on the final day of each month.

               UNLEASHED 2022


Kids Poetry & Short Story Competition

Entry is NOW OPEN in the 2022 Schools Poetry & Short Story 'Unleashed' Writing Competition! Students all over Australia are invited to enter their 16 line poems OR 500 word short stories, and battle it out for the great cash & prizes on offer.


Click here to enter!

Closes: 28th August, 2022

 EveryAGE Counts campaign project                       

engAGE short story competition 2022  

Campaign to tackle ageism because people of all ages should be valued, respected, and their contributions acknowledged. 

Submit a max 200 words short story to get a chance to enter the draw to win  a $100 book voucher!

Click here to enter!

Closes: 16th September 2022




National History Challenge

The theme for 2022 is “Causes and Consequences".

The National History Challenge is an exciting contest that encourages students to use research and inquiry-based learning to discover more about the past.

Students are the historians. They can investigate their community, explore their own and their family’s past and consider ideas throughout history.

For more information  visit  the National History Challenge website and to receive a free Welcome Kit.

Click here to enter!

Closes: 26th August 2022

Front Page Journalism Prize

An opportunity to work with friends or like-minded students/people to produce content.

Create and submit a school newspaper and win fantastic prizes!

You will also be able to learn about educational and industry opportunities available .

Click here to enter!

Closes: 26th August, 2022


Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC)

The AMC is an engaging 30-problem competition that demonstrates the importance and relevance of mathematics in students’ everyday lives; it is open to students in years 3–12

Click here to register!

Closes: Online 29th July, 2022


National Songwriting Competition

Over $20,000 in prizes!

Open to all school-aged children &youth who has

permission from a parent or guardian.  Full terms and

conditions of the competition can be found at


Click here to enter!

All entries to be submitted no later than 5pm, 22nd September.