How students enter the Anzac Spirit Study Tour
This page has information on how students can enter the Anzac Spirit Study Tour.
Who can enter
The study tour is open to all Northern Territory students in Years 9 or 10.
To be eligible you must:
- be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia
- be enrolled in a Northern Territory Government or non-government school
- be enrolled in Year 9 or 10 at the time of entry
- hold a valid passport with six months validity at the date of travel, or have the ability to obtain a passport
- be able to look after yourself physically and emotionally for the duration of the tour.
You must have parental permission and the endorsement of your school principal to enter.
Your school can submit a total of two entries from students.
You can enter both study tours - the Anzac Spirit and Peace in the Pacific - but you will be eligible to win a place on only one of these tours.
How to enter
To enter you are required to create an original creative piece of work that explores the role of Australian women during WWI.
Step 1. Answer this question
How did the role of Australian women help to shape the Anzac Spirit during World War I?
You can submit your work in either essay or non-essay format.
A typed essay of 1000 words.
A word count for the essay must be included at the start of the bibliography.
Entries submitted in essay format should be logical, cohesive and use appropriate language.
Non-essay formats include all of the following:
- a poem or song - poem to be typed, song lyrics to be typed and song to be supplied on CD, DVD or USB drive
- a video presentation - four to five minutes maximum, supplied on CD, DVD or USB drive
- PowerPoint presentation - supplied on CD, DVD or USB drive
- website - supplied on CD, DVD, USB drive or as a web link
- artwork - must be accompanied by an essay or video presentation to explain the relevance of the artwork
Entries submitted as a PowerPoint, song, video or website should demonstrate technical proficiency.
Step 2. Write an entry response
All entries must be accompanied by a response to the following questions:
- How was the research conducted?
- Why would you like to take part in the Anzac Spirit Study Tour?
- If you are successful, how will you share your experience with others?
Your response should be up to 300 words in total and include a word count.
Step 3. Fill in and submit the entry form
Fill in an entry form and submit it with your work to your school. All entries must be accompanied by the entry response.
Step 4. Forward your short-listed application
If shortlisted by your principal, ensure your school forwards your application by post, email or in person by 8 August 2018.
Chief Minister’s Anzac Spirit Study Tour
GPO Box 3200
Darwin NT 0801
Level 1, Development House
76 The Esplanade
The entry must be your original work.
Entries are judged on the following criteria:
- historical accuracy - 30%
- connections - 30%
- creativity - 20%
- sources - 10%
- presentation - 10%.
To find out more get the Anzac Spirit judging rubric.
Your entry must be submitted to your school by 27 July 2018.
Schools then submit their top two entries from Year 9 or 10 students to the judging panel. These need to be received by the judging panel by close of business on 8 August 2018.
If you are selected
On the study tour you will be expected to:
- adhere to appropriate behaviour, dress codes and protocol for the duration of the study tour
- provide a travel journal of your experiences on the tour when you return to the Northern Territory
- act as an ambassador for the study tour by participating in media and community events
- share your experience on social media.
Your photo and other personal information might be used in promotional materials.
To find out more read the Anzac Spirit personal information fact sheet.
Last updated: 06 April 2018