Competition to name new national representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Australian Human Rights Commission 2 June 2009

The Australian Human Rights Commission is running a competion to name the soon-to-be-established new national representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Entries must nominate a name no longer than 10 words, which must be original. It can be in traditional language but must include an English translation.

Applicants must provide 30-100 words explaining the significance of the name and/or why they think this should be the name of the new national representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Entry is open to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in Australia and is limited to one entry per person.

Entries will be assessed by members of the National Representative Body Steering Committee with the winner receiving an iPod touch (16GB model) plus $100 voucher for books. There are also four runner-up prizes of $100 book vouchers each.

The competition closes on at 11.59pm on Friday, 26 June 2009.

Entries can be submitted and terms and conditions can be accessed at:

http://www.humanrights.gov.au/social_justice/repbody/name_survey.html