Writing and Illustration competitions



Welcome to

Competitions for
Year 3 to Year 6 students


2024  Tell Me a Story writing competition

is now open

See :   Conditions of Entry for details.

2024 Entrants are encouraged to use the resources available on our website, like

Story Writing Tips.

Before sending an entry, students are encouraged to check, if their story complies with the

Conditions of Entry.

For a better presentation of a story, students are encouraged to use the checklist, before sending their entry:

Checklist for Years 3-4   or   Checklist for Years 5-6

For the writing and the illustration competition SCHEDULE, click  HERE

For the Parental Permission and book order, click  HERE


2023 Competition books are now sold out. 

Articles in The Forster Fortnightly community newspaper

FF 79th Edition 6 September 2023 – pages 8 & 9

Awards’ Event in Tuncurry Memorial Hall on 25th of August 2023. – Pages 8 & 9

FF 77th Edition 9 August 2023 – p15 &16

The List of students who achieved top results in the Writing and in the  Illustration competitions to be displayed at the Tuncurry exhibition.

The article portrays students behind book cover illustrations, for three books we have published.

FF 72nd Edition 31 May 2023 – page 9

Tell Me a Story in writing becomes Draw Me a Story! – the start of the illustration competition.

FF 65th Edition 22 February 2023 – Page 6

Opening of the 2023 Tell Me a Story writing competition.

For other newspaper articles see:       Past Competitions – Tell Me a Story


Stephen Bromhead MP’s speech in NSW Parliament