Competition Details

14 Aug 2020
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As part of its Get Ready Queensland program, council invites primary students (P-6) to help educate our local communities how to best prepare and plan for disasters and have the chance to win great prizes.

To enter the competition, submit a 30 second video (maximum 200MB) using your smartphone or device, that encourages our community to be prepared and have a disaster “WHAT-IF PLAN”.

You can get ideas from the Get Ready Queensland website

Your video must have a connection to the Sunshine Coast region.

Entrants must upload and submit with their video entry, a completed consent form with parental or guardian consent and their school’s permission to enter the competition.

Once you have entered, your video will appear in the 2020 Sunshine Coast Get Ready Schools Competition video library. (subject to review)

Competition prizes include:

  • media marketing package: The winning team and their school will work with the Sunshine Coast Council to take their winning entry to the next level. Students will work behind the scenes and in front of the camera to deliver their entry concept for council’s 2020 Get Ready television, radio, and social media campaign (winning school and student entry)
  • family Evacuation Kits (winning student entry)
  • emergency Kits (finalist student entrants)
  • various Get Ready merchandise (finalist student entrants)
  • co-branded school hats (winner and runner up school).


Team Entry is open to students in grades P to 6 from any primary school located within the Sunshine Coast Local Government Area. A team may consist of one student but must be no more than five students. Please note, team entrants must have the consent of their school and parent or guardian to enter.

Entrants must upload and submit with their video entry, a completed consent form with parental or guardian consent and their school’s permission to enter the competition.

The “Sunshine Coast Get Ready” video entries will be shortlisted and voted on by a panel of Emergency Services experts and our community. Community will have the opportunity to vote for their winning entry.

View the Sunshine Coast Get Ready Schools Competition Terms and Conditions

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