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    Member for Lowan Emma Kealy.

Parliament Prize on offer

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy is encouraging students in the region to enter a 2020 Parliament Prize competition.

Ms Kealy said the annual Parliament Prize provided students with a chance to experience the parliamentary process and raise awareness of a matter that was important to them.

“This year the Parliament Prize is asking students to submit a video of themselves presenting a Member’s Statement,” she said.

 “A Member’s Statement is an opportunity for elected members to make a brief statement in parliament on matters of interest and concern to them and the people of their electorate in no more than 90 seconds.

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“I regularly speak to students from our schools so I know there are a lot of students who would perform brilliantly at such a task.”

Students keen to enter the competition can submit a video recording of themselves or use an animated avatar.

The competition is open to Victorian primary and secondary students from years five to 12. Students can win $500 for themselves, as well as $1000 for their school.

Ms Kealy said more information, including terms and conditions, was available online at

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