A chance not to be “Waste-Ed”

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LOCAL school children are in for a chance to see their artwork roaming the streets on the side of a litter truck as part of an upcoming “Waste-Ed” competition run by the Glenorchy City Council waste services department.

Students in the local community – as a class or individual – are invited to create an artwork in response to the theme: What happens to the food we don’t eat?

All artworks entered will be displayed at the Moonah Arts Centre during July.

A winning piece will be selected by Glenorchy Mayor Kristie Johnston and displayed on the side of Glenorchy City Council’s litter truck.


Submission guidelines are as follows:

Paper of a specific size will be provided, you must create your artwork on the paper provided.

This is a collaborative art-making activity, that means you are making your artwork as a group.

Entries must be 2D, this may include painting, drawing, collage, or a photograph of an assemblage (image made from found objects).

Your artwork must fill the whole space.

Groups are encouraged, but not limited, to use recycled materials.

Registration forms can be downloaded from Glenorchy City Council’s website at gcc.tas.gov.au.

Forward completed registration forms and/or enquiries to Glenorchy City Council waste education officer Danielle Hall at dhall@gcc.tas.gov.au.


Important dates:

  • Registration form due on Friday 5 April.
  • Paper dropped off to your school on Friday 3 May.
  • Completed artwork collected from your school by the Glenorchy City Council waste education officer on Friday 28 June.
  • Exhibition opening and winner announced at the Moonah Arts Centre at 11am Friday 5 July.
  • Exhibition continues until Saturday 27 July.

Caption: Glenorchy City Council general manager Tony McMullen and Glenorchy Mayor Kristie Johnston unveil one of the 2018 winning artworks.

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