Are you an interested community member, artist or designer keen to
have your design published? Then this opportunity is for
Leadership Ballarat & Western Region wants you to celebrate
the identity of Ballarat and the Western Region that captures the
"communities that we call home"
The chosen designer will then complete
four private workshops at learn 2 Screen-Print to re-produce their
design onto tea towels that will be given to community leaders on
Workshop prize package is valued at $1000, with publicity &
The chosen design will be transformed into an iconic LBWR
1. The design must be in one
2. Artwork must be produced in the
dimensions of a Tea-Towel: 70cmX50cm
3. Can be produced either in portrait
or landscape format.
4. Work submitted can be:
illustrations, painting, mixed media, digital art.
5. The design can incorporate the use
of words, be purely illustrative, or a combination.
6. Only 2D design will be accepted,
hard copy entries to be submitted on thick weight artist quality
paper, images can be digital, no canvasses will be accepted.
How to enter
The artist must submit a statement
with their work, to ecplain how their design realtes to the design
theme (max 200 words)
Up tp 3 entries per person, will be
accepted. Entry due by Monday 22nd April 2012.
Digital entries can be submitted
Hard copy entries can be submitted to
LBWR Level 4- 17 Lydiard St North during business hours.
Entries will be judged by members of
the LBWR Committee. The judges decision is final and no
correspondence will be entered in to.
The winning entry will be showcased on
our website www.lbwr.org from 1st May 2012 and notified by
It is the responsibility of the designer to collect their artwork
from LBWR between 7th-18th May 2012
Youth Spaces and Places
For a chance to win a $50 JB Hi Fi voucher, let us know
what you think
New youth spaces in Ballarat are a subject of discussion
at the City of Ballarat and Youth Services wants to hear ideas and
opinions of local young people. Let us know what
types of youth-friendly places should be developed in the Ballarat
municipality and where these spaces should be located by completing
the following quick survey Youth Spaces &
All young people who complete the survey are eligible to
enter the draw toWIN a $50 JB HiFi voucher
The Gutsy Challenge
Did you know that 1.5 million teenagers and children in Australia
are classified as obese or overweight? It is an alarming statistic,
however we can do more to motivate our youth to eat more fruit and
The Gutsy challenge asks young people to eat fruit and veg to
raise money for Gastro-Intestinal (GI) cancer research. 26
Australians die each day from GI Cancer and it is the most common
form of cancer.
The gutsy challenge asks young people to seek sponsorship to eat 2
fruit and 4 veg a day for 1 week. The gutsy challenge runs from
March- 30th November 2012. It's easy to take part. Partcipants
simply sign up at www.gutsychallenge.com/signup/
You have the opportunity to win movie tickets, digital photo
keyring, portable DVD player, camcorder and more...
The City of Ballarat and UnitingCare are
undertaking research to identify barriers for young people
accessing appropriate accommodation in the Ballarat area. If you
are aged between 16 and 25 and live in the Ballarat area, please
take some time to fill in the following survey. Your responses will
then be used by Council to enable strategies that help provide
accessible and affordable accommodation for the city's youth.
The survey will take 10-15 minutes to complete and can be found
at the following link:
If you wish to enter the draw for ONE OF FIVE $50 MYER
VOUCHERS, please leave your details at the end of the
survey. To ensure participant anonymity, your details will be kept
separately from your responses.
Step Back Think http://stepbackthink.org/campaigns/poster-competition/
Step Back Think is an anti-violence organisation aiming to
eradicate the unnecessary violence that happens on the streets of
We are looking to the youth of Melbourne to design a poster that
will incorporate everything that Step Back Think are about. We want
you to design a poster that makes people think about what they are
really getting out of a fight and the repercussions of their
actions (thought provoking).
ABC Open is on the lookout for budding young
photographers across Victoria to get involved in the
ShutterUp Online project.
Online invites photographers, aged 14 to 24
years, to submit their best photos (maximum 3) to the 2011
Ballarat International Foto
Biennale's (BIFB) special events program.
Dream Jeams Competition, http://ziggydenim.com/dreamjeans/
Ever dreamt of your perfect pair of jeans? Here's your
chance to make them a reality!
This is your chance to have your dream jeans custom made. If you
win, you will be invited to The Ziggy Studio in Melbourne where
you'll work with me to create your own custom pair of Ziggy Jeans.
You choose everything: fabric, fit, colour, stitching, distressing…
whatever you like. Your design will then be named after you and put
into my next range, that's huge right?
Not only will you get to collaborate with me, you will also win a
$500 wardrobe. For the not so lucky; five runners up will also
score a pair of Ziggy jeans.
The Cup Project, www.thecupproject.com.au
Offering young Australian creatives, like yourself, the
chance to get your work seen... looking for 18-24 year olds to
submit work now! Submissions from artists, illustrators, new media
kids, poets and those who like to get up to creative things are all
The ABC runs this site for young people to express themselves via
blogs, videos, audio and words. They also hold a competition every
year. Have a look and see some of the amazing stuff being tasked
about by other young people all around.
NCPIC Short Film Competition,
The National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC)
Short Film Competition gives young people aged between the ages of
16 and 25 years the opportunity to showcase their creative talent
and express their thoughts and ideas about cannabis. This year the
competition will focus on cannabis and its impact upon young people
and their educational achievements.