Virtual celebrations for Youth Week 2020 with Murrumbidgee Council

Murrumbidgee Council is inviting youth across the Murrumbidgee Council area to get creative and enter the “Tackling ISO life” creative arts and “Stay at home” colouring-in competitions.

Murrumbidgee Council Mayor Ruth McRae said Council had planned a bus trip to Family Funland to celebrate the week and the competitions are a great solution to COVID-19 restrictions.

Cr McRae said we are very keen to get as many entries as possible and celebrate the amazing contribution youth make to our community.

“Both competitions are designed so our youth can participate without breaching Government physical distancing rules and restrictions”, she said.

The “Tackling ISO life” competition is open to 12-24 year olds.

Entrants can upload a short film or a photo of their creative art, such as a sculpture or artwork.

“Whilst we want to see some fantastic creative arts entries, people must continue to follow the physical distancing rules when creating them,” Cr McRae said.

The winning entry for the creative arts competition will receive a set of Beats headphones, with gift vouchers across the area also up for grabs.

The colouring-in competition is open to children who are 15 years and under.

The winning entries will receive gift vouchers from local shops.

Entries for both competitions close at 5.00 pm on Thursday 30 April 2020.

The competitions are funded by the NSW Department of Communities and Justice, NSW Youth Week and Murrumbidgee Council.

More information is available here or by contacting Eden Hercus from Murrumbidgee Council on 0437 898 430.

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