The Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award

The Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award is a national competition conducted through secondary schools and colleges in most parts of Australia. It seeks to contribute to the personal development of 12-14 year olds by encouraging the best use of spoken English. Contestants need to be under 15 years of age on the 1st January in the year of the award.

The aim of the Award is to enhance students’ oral communication skills and to help people appreciate the ideals of Legacy which are – voluntary service, social justice, caring, personal sacrifice and/or mateship.

Please note there is no registration fee.

Dates for 2024

Friday 7 June 2024 Heats
Saturday 8 June 2024  Heats
Friday 16 August 2024 State Final
Monday 18 November 2024 Final, Ballarat

Download Guidelines and Forms HERE