What do entrants need to do?
Entrants may write an essay (maximum 1000 words) or record a speech (video or audio, maximum 7 minutes).
Entrants must answer one of the following questions:
- What role should the law play in Australian society's response to racism?
- Ignorance is the root of racism. Discuss.
- What challenges does racism pose to Australian society today?
Prize and judging
The winning student will be awarded a book voucher from Dymocks worth $150. Their work will also be featured in the Commissioner's monthly newsletter.
The winning student's school will be awarded a book voucher from Dymocks worth $500.
The best entry will be selected by the Race Discrimination Commissioner and the winner will be awarded their prize at the Annual Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture in Sydney in October 2016.
Entries close on 17 September 2016.
For more information please visit the Australian Human Rights Commission website.