My First Speech Competition 2024

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13 June 2024

The "My First Speech" competition has launch for 2024 and is open to year 10, 11 and 12 students in the Oxley Electorate.

This national competition challenges students in years 10, 11 and 12 to envision themselves as newly elected Members of the House of Representatives and record a 90-second speech on video, focusing on a topic of their choosing.

The winning entrant from each year group, accompanied by a parent or guardian, will be flown to Canberra to deliver their speeches live at Parliament House and participate in an engaging program tailored to deepen their understanding of the legislative process.

A website has been established for the competition at:

Entries for the competition close at 11.59pm AEST 27 July 2024.

This competition is a wonderful way for our next generation of community leaders to have a say in our national parliament.