Nunga Kids Art Competition

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  • Conditions of entry 
  • Age categories 
  • Competition Guidelines 
  • How to apply 
  • Finals 
  • Prizes
  • Contact

NUNGA KIDS ART COMPETITION 2024 

The Nunga Kids Art Competition encourages Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and young people to express themselves through creative artwork.

Conditions of entry

Aboriginal children and young people will be asked to paint, draw or take a photo of what this years theme for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day means to them:

“Strong in Culture, Stronger Together”

The artwork must be on paper, canvas or hardboard and

no bigger than A3 and no smaller than A4.

Each young person is invited to write in 100 words or less what “Strong in Culture, Stronger Together” means to them.

Young people wishing to participate will be required to post their artwork to 55 Currie Street, Adelaide, 5000 by 30 June, 2024.

All participants must be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.  

The competition is open to:

  • Pre School- Year 2

  • Years 3 and 4
  • Years 5 and 6

  • Years 7 to 9

  • Years 10 to 12

Competition guidelines

Participants are encouraged to read the competition guidelines before entering.

How to apply

Entries for the Nunga Kids Art Competition are now open!

The Commissioner invites South Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, from Pre School to year 12, to participate.

The Commissioner would encourage and support participation from students living in regional and remote areas to compete.

Students wishing to participate will be required to submit the online Nunga Kids Art Competition EOI Form and post their artwork to 55 Currie Street, Adelaide, 5000 by 30 June, 2024.

Finals

Although in line with the 2024 theme “Strong in Culture, Stronger Together” for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day, all artwork will be displayed at the Commissioner’s office at 55 Currie Street, Adelaide during NAIDOC Week (8-12 July).

Young people and their families are invited to attend 55 Currie Street, Adelaide during NAIDOC Week to see their artwork showcased in the building.   

Finalists are invited to attend an event at the Commissioner’s Officer in Adelaide on Monday 5 August 2024 to commemorate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (4 August), with prizes and awards given.

Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the Competition Coordinator, Alisha Staines, on 08 8226 3345 or alisha.staines@sa.gov.au.

PRIZES

The successful winners will receive the following prizes:

Pre School to Year 2 winner will receive a certificate, and an iPad.

Junior Primary (Years 3 and 4) – winner will receive a certificate, and an iPad.

Primary (Years 5 and 6) – winner will receive a certificate, and an iPad.

Middle (Years 7 to 9) – winner will  receive a certificate, and an iPad.

Senior (Years 10 to 13)- winner will  receive a certificate, and an iPad.

All entrants will receive a certificate of participation.

Contact

Alisha Staines
Senior Project Officer
alisha.staines@sa.gov.au
08 8226 3345