Welcome to Back to Your Roots 2017–18!

Submissions are now open for the Back to Your Roots writing competition for children and young people ages 8 to 18 (as at 1 January 2018) who live, work or study in the Australian Capital Territory.


Want to be a family detective?

Discover more about your family’s cultural heritage, and then share what you learn in one of these ways:

    • write an essay
    • craft a short story
    • pen a poem
    • compose song lyrics
    • draft a script
    • draw a comic

Winners will receive movie tickets for themselves and four family members or friends!

Use the links above to learn more about the competition, download the entry form, and find answers to your questions.