The Kiama Independence Day Speech Contest 2017 ‘commemorates the elegant and eloquent way our community presented the case to the state delegate for our local government area to stay independent of amalgamation’.
It is open to all secondary students who live or study in the Kiama Municipality, with eight finalists chosen to give their speeches at The Pavilion on Saturday 13 May. The winner will be awarded a trip for three to Vietnam.
Students wishing to enter must submit a five minute speech on the topic ‘What does independence mean to me?’ by Friday 21 April.
The Kiama Independence Day Photographic Competition 2017 is open to all ages and has the theme of ‘Why I love Kiama’. Entries close Friday 21 April.