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National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

The National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence is Australia’s key anti-bullying event for schools in 2018. This year, schools are called to imagine a world free from bullying and share their ideas on how to make this happen.

As a way of spreading this message, the Department of Education is running an image sharing campaign where students, teachers, parents and/or schools make posters/images expressing their thoughts on the topic.

How can schools and students get involved?

  1. Subscribe to the ‘My world’ free from bullying poster activity and download the materials (you just need to sign up and the materials are emailed to you).
  2. Create your own poster with photos and personal quotes using the downloaded materials. You can use the templates provided, or create your own from scratch.
  3. Consider getting groups of students together, or even staff and teachers so they can spread their message as well.
  4. Share your poster on social media using the #TASGOVBullyingNoWay and tagging @tasgoveducation (you can use Facebook, Instagram or Twitter – but remember, students under 13 years of age will need to have a parent or guardian post on their behalf).

That’s it! But what’s in it for me you ask?

The Department of Education will be making random prize draws (for a $50 iTunes voucher) each week from 19 February to 16 March. And then on 23 March, we will draw another random prize with the winning school receiving an iPad (or another digital device if deemed more appropriate).

The campaign starts now, and will run through until 23 March, so get those thinking caps on, and IMAGINE A WORLD FREE FROM BULLYING.



Terms and Conditions:

By entering this contest, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

  • Must be a resident of Tasmania and a teacher or student in Kinder – Year 12.
  • Must be your own original artwork.
  • If using photos of people, photo permissions for all people photographed must be obtained as they need to understand where their image may appear. If the person is under the age of 18 parental permission must be sought. These can be obtained from school offices and need to be returned to your school to be placed on file.
  • By submitting your files, you are agreeing to the Department of Education using your artwork on their social media platforms.
  • Competition opens 1 February and closes 23 March 2018.