Mar 03, 2019

The Simpson Prize

  • Crimson Education
  • Australia


The Simpson Prize is a national competition for Year 9 and 10 students. The competition encourages participants to explore the significance of the ANZAC experience and what it has meant for Australia.

The student winners, runners-up and teacher chaperones from each state and territory enjoy a two-day trip to Canberra where they visit several of the capital’s museums and institutions, attend the presentation ceremony at Parliament House, and enjoy a dinner with cadets at the Australian Defence Force Academy

The Simpson Prize requires you to respond to a quote and question for the given year, using both the Simpson Prize Australian War Memorial Source Selection and your own research. You are encouraged to agree, debate with or challenge the statement from a variety of perspectives – individual, national and global – and to use sources in a variety of forms.

For more information visit the official website here

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range




Anyone can compete, one winner and runner-up per grade level

Participation Cost


No cost

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


No technical skills required

Time Commitment


One off event

Application Deadline

Friday 6 November 2020

Application Process Includes

Teachers should select up to three entries from their school to be submitted for State judging


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