Writing and Illustration competitions

Competitions for
Year 3 to Year 6 students


The results of the 2022 Tell Me a Story Writing Competition can be found on the page:         2022 Writing Competition

2022 Tell Me a Story Illustration Competition is now open

Any student interested in entering this competition is asked to illustrate one of the top stories from the writing competition. Stories for illustrating were sent to schools on 23rd May. You may also request them, by writing to the organisers:  teresa@tellmeastory.org.au

For the illustration competition CONDITIONS of ENTRY and SCHEDULE, please see the Illustration Competition page.     Illustration Competition – Tell Me a Story 

Top stories and illustrations will be published in two 2022 Tell Me a Story competition books, one for the Great Lakes region schools and the other for the Manning region schools. 

Friday  29/7/22   4 PM

Awards Event for the Writing and Illustration competitions at the Tuncurry Memorial Hall, Tuncurry

Friday  05/8/22   4 PM

Awards Event for the Writing and Illustration competitions at St Catherine’s College, Taree.

Articles in The Forster Fortnightly community newspaper

Opening of the 2022 Tell Me a Story writing competition      Forster Fortnightly – 40th Edition 23/02/2022 – Forster Fortnightly (theforstertuncurry.com.au) , page 6

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

Promo Video

Students may like our 2021 promo- video

For the 2021 Tell Me a Story Writing and Illustration competition

winners and photos from the Awards Event see:  Past Competitions – Tell Me a Story 


Stephen Bromhead MP’s speech in NSW Parliament