Term 3, 2016

Entries now open for Ideas Hack competition!

Entries are now open for SunSmart's Secondary School Ideas Hack. With great prizes up for grabs, Year 7-10 students are asked to consider ways to get young Victorians to protect themselves from skin cancer. Closing date is 5pm EDST Friday 21 October, 2016. Check out full details, including competition flyer and terms & conditions here.

Shade Grants - Round 2

Expressions of Interest are now being accepted for the second application round of the Victorian Government's Schools Shade Grant Program. The grants provide a wonderful opportunity for Victorian government schools to apply for funding for new built shade, repair of existing shade or planting of natural shade. Grants are up to $25,000 (excluding GST). Applications will be a two-stage process; an initial Expression of Interest, followed by a request for shortlisted applicants to provide further information. Expressions of Interest close 29 July, 2016. For further information, contact the Department of Health & Human Services Shade Grant Program on 1300 547 596 or email

Lights. Camera. Action!

Quit's Critics' Choice competition is back again, which means your class is back in the judge's seat. Students are invited to vote on the most effective anti-smoking ads from Australia and around the world. Entries go in the running to WIN a prize for your school.

Calendar dates

Daffodil Day: 26 August 2016
Girls Night In: October 2016
National Skin Cancer Action Week: 20-26 November 2016
ACHPER Annual Conference: 24-25 November 2016

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