• A free competition for students in schools in Canberra and neighbouring NSW
  • Three categories:      Preschool- Year 2,       Years 3-6      Years 7-12
  • First prize of $100 for each category
  • 6 runner-up prizes of $50
  • ONE entry per student. Any joint entry will only be eligible for one prize

All entries must be received by Monday 6 September 2021


  • Film a short conversation (maximum length 2 minutes) using a language other than English (this could be a family or community language or a language you are learning at school)
  • Speak as much as possible in the other language
  • Ideas for topics/questions: What do you like about learning or speaking the language? Why is the language important to you? How does the language help us understand more about life in Canberra or other parts of the world.


1.  Upload the video to the ACT Bilingual Dropbox<>
2.  Download and complete a Student Declaration Form<>
3.  Send an email to<> with
– The completed Student Declaration form
– Title of the video clip and date uploaded
– Name of the language/s spoken and an English translation of parts of the video in another language (unless subtitles have been added)

​For more details, including judging criteria, see POSTER<> or email<>

Competition organised by the ACT Bilingual Education Alliance with support from Canberra Multicultural Community Forum Inc and an ACT Government 2021-2022 Participation (Multicultural) Grant

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