Activity: A Creative Competition

Setting the scene

All cultures create objects and emblems whose purpose is to commemorate historical events, people or ideas that have meaning and value for the community at large. Commemorative works such as memorials are a physical expression of unity and beliefs within a community.
As permanent objects, their strength resides in the fact that they will remain a lasting physical feature to be acknowledged by future generations.

What to do

Include in your competition brief the following:

Be creative

Produce a one-page media release to promote your competition. Use words and images that will encourage national media coverage.

Dedication ceremony
Dedication ceremony for the National Police Memorial, Kings Park, Canberra, 29 September 2006.