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Poster competition

Key dates

  • Entries close: Friday, 5pm on the 6th of September 2024
  • Winners will be announced during National Water Week, 21 - 27 October 2024

Entry conditions

  • Poster size must be A4 or A3
  • Any medium, from paper to digital, can be used
  • Any art material and digital technology can be used, including paint, textas, crayons, coloured pencils, collage materials, original photographs and digital graphics
    Image files should be in .JPG, .PDF or .PNG formats
  • Uploaded files are limited to 20MB
  • For primary school aged children, group artwork will NOT be accepted (only one child per artwork)
  • For early learning/kindergarten both individual entries and collaborative entries will be accepted
  • Each child/student/collaborative group can only enter once

Tips for uploading a poster

  • Please ensure only high resolution, high quality images are submitted
  • Image files should be in .JPG, .PDF or .PNG formats
  • Uploaded files are limited to 20MB
  • Original posters can either be scanned or photographed
  • Remember if taking a photo, please ensure a clear, non-blurred image is taken. Think about:
    • good lighting
    • ensuring the poster fills the entire screen, an overhead shot is often best as you are standing above the poster, looking down
    • avoiding flash, as if a glossy poster, you will get glare


Winners will be chosen by:

  • how well does the poster communicate the National Water Week poster competition theme, ‘Water for all, inspiring action' and/or relevant water-related issues
  • how attractive does it look from a distance
  • have art materials been used effectively
  • does the poster use innovative imagery, design or concepts


Early learning / Kindergarten 
Prizes (individual and collaborative entries accepted)

  • 1st (both individual and collaborative)- $100 gift card
  • 2nd (both individual and collaborative)- $60 gift card
  • 3rd (both individual and collaborative)- $30 gift card

Primary School
Prizes for each category (individual entries ONLY accepted)

  • 1st - $100 gift card
  • 2nd - $60 gift card
  • 3rd - $30 gift card

All participating schools will be entered into a random draw to win a $500 educational gift card school prize.



If you have any questions, please contact:

About South East Water

At South East Water, we’re driven by a purpose to deliver healthy water for life for our customers, community and environment.  We support healthy and liveable communities by delivering water, sewerage and recycled water services to 1.8 million people every day and every night in Melbourne’s south-east. 
Ours is one of the most diverse catchment areas in Australia – from those who are new to our region to the Traditional Owners of the land and water we rely on. 
We work for every person and every part of the community – in homes, factories, offices, shopping centres, sportsgrounds, schools and on farms – so that each and every one of us can enjoy the benefits of a healthy environment inside and out.  
To help create a better world for our customers, we’re always thinking and acting ahead to ensure we can always support our customers with reliable and affordable water services. Because we believe that water is essential for life and that everyone deserves access both now and in the future. 

For more information visit: South East Water