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Me, My Culture and NSW


1st Prize _ $300
2nd Prize - $200
3rd Prize - $100

Me, My Culture and NSW

Woke has partnered with Multicultural NSW to create the  ‘Me, My Culture and NSW’ competition. This is an opportunity for young people to celebrate diversity, share their culture and join us in combating cultural stereotypes and racism.

General information

All entries must focus on the topics of celebrating diversity and different cultures and/or battling cultural stereotypes and racism. Competitors can do this in a variety of ways, such as by sharing personal stories about their culture, their own experiences with racism or their family’s or friends' experience. Competitors can also talk about the harmful effects of racism and the importance of celebrating diversity as a whole.


Film: Short films between 1 to 2:30 minutes

Writing: Poetry, creative writing and opinion pieces - max 600 words

Photography: Single photograph, a collection of photos or a collage



The competition is open to all high school students and/or any 12-19-year- old studying or living in NSW.  

All entries must be submitted with the approval of parents and/or guardians if under 18.


For each category: (film, photography, writing)

1st Prize - $300

2nd Prize - $200

3rd Prize - $100

All winning entries will be published on Woke’s website in a special edition

Closing date:

All entries must be submitted by 3rd of October, 11:59pm (AEST)

How to enter  - 

All competitors must complete the submission form (and attach their work to it), along with the permission to publish form (and the talent release form if applicable) before the 3rd of October 2020, 11:59 pm (AEST).


All competitors, by making a submission, agree to the competition’s terms and conditions: See guidelines for each category

Me, My Culture and NSW is a Woke initiative and we are proudly sponsored by:

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