Commander’s art comp closes Sunday

CHILDREN still have three days to enter the Commander’s Aboriginal Artwork Competition as part of NAIDOC Week.

The Shoalhaven Local Area Command is conducting an Aboriginal artwork competition, which is open to children who reside in the Shoalhaven LAC and are of primary or high school ages. 

An artwork theme of Reconciliation, Police and Community is encouraged, with one winner to be announced from both primary and high school aged children.

The finalists will be chosen by the Commander Shoalhaven LAC, Superintendent Joe Cassar, Aboriginal Community Liaison Officer, Ben Wellington and a local Aboriginal artist, Troy Lenihan. 

Two finalists will be chosen from each age group, with the winning pieces of artwork to be displayed permanently at the Nowra police station.

Competition entries will be accepted up until 4pm this Sunday. 

Only one entry per person is allowed and they must live within the Shoalhaven LAC.

Artwork to be submitted electronically (photo taken and submitted) with main artwork being used for finalists. Parent approval is required for children to enter.

Entries to be sent to Inspector Steve Johnson via e-mail john2ste@police .nsw.gov.au or call 4421 9640 with inquiries.

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