Celebrate Australia 2023

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'Kookaburra Vibes', Lyla Rays, Calliope State School

Celebrate Australia 2023

Primary School Art Competition Exhibition of Entries


A colourful and engaging display of paintings, drawings and collages celebrating 'who and what make Australia great'.

A digital exhibition of entries can be viewed at selected Gladstone Regional Council offices, venues and libraries from late January 2023. 

This exhibition is proudly local. 

Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum together with Gladstone Regional Council are committed to the professional development of regional artists.




First Prize

*Trail Blazing*, Aspen Thetford, Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School Gladstone

Second Prize

“Turtley Awesome Aussie”, Arlo Thetford, Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School Gladstone

Third Prize

Australian Bush Fire, Beth Horsburgh, St Francis Catholic Primary School Gladstone

Highly Commended

Cows in the Paddock, Piper Swallow, Miriam Vale State School
Look up the tree, Rupert Pearce, Redeemer Lutheran Collage Biloela

Meat Pie and Hot Chips with Tomato Sauce, Heidi Hartsorn, St Francis Catholic Primary School Gladstone

Whale Watching, Allegra Milic, Gladstone Central State School


First Prize

Kookaburra Vibes, Lyla Rays, Calliope State School

Second Prize

Australia, Ayla Cadzow-Smith, Trinity College Gladstone

Third Prize

Aussie Turtle, Alexandra Lorraway, Trinity College Gladstone

Highly Commended

Sunset on Uluru, Caleb Alipio, Trinity College Gladstone

The heart of Australia, Olivia Reeves, Tannum Sands State School

The golden, dusty Outback, Sophia Silverton, Tannum Sands State School

Australian Flowers, Sophia Lorraway, Trinity College Gladstone



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