QTU Peace Awards

2018 theme: “The right to peace” - the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The 2018 Peace Awards have now closed.

Thanks to all the students and their teachers who entered the competition – once again the standard was incredibly high and choosing the prize winners was as tough as ever.

Check out the winning entries in the first QTU Journal of 2019.

Entries (now closed)

Theme: In 2018 our awards theme is influenced by the UN Day of Peace. The theme honours the spirit of “the right to peace” and we ask students to reflect this in their entries.

Who: Students in all Queensland state schools are invited to submit artwork. 

Size: Entries must take the form of a CD cover (120mm x 120 mm). 
A template is available here

Format: As a JPEG file (either digital or scanned). No hard copies please.

All entries submitted should have the following information:

  • student's name
  • class/year level
  • teacher's name
  • category.
  • school

Closing date: Friday, 26 October 2018

Winners will be notified by the end of November. 

Entry submission: 

  • Email: services@qtu.asn.au or
  • Online: use the form below

For further information, contact Penny Spalding at the QTU on 07 3512 9000 or email services@qtu.asn.au


  1. Prep to Year 1
  2. Years 2-3
  3. Years 4-6
  4. Years 7-9
  5. Years 10-12
  6. Special education - junior (P- Year 4)
  7. Special education - middle (Years 5-9)
  8. Special education - senior (Years 10-12)


The winner of each category will receive a prize to the value of $100. Special awards (to the value of $50) may also be presented in each category.

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