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Greater Dandenong. My Place. My Community

Do you enjoy painting, drawing or creating digital illustrations? We invite you to be a part of the creative movement that shows how great our community is.

Submit your artwork into the Greater Dandenong. My Place. My Community art competition. 

Using paint, pencil, charcoal or digital art, show us:

  • What you love about your community
  • What is special about your community
  • What connects you to your community

Eligibility Criteria

  • Aged 12- 25 years
  • Live, work, study or have a significant connection to the City of Greater Dandenong
  • Entries must be original
  • Entries must be either a drawing, painting or digital illustration
  • Visually depict the theme of your connection to community
  • One entry per person
  • Dimensions of your original artwork must not exceed A2 paper size (594 x 420 mm)
  • Observe the Terms and Conditions - 844 kB

Important Dates

Submissions Open: Monday 2 August 2021

Submissions Close: Sunday 3 October 2021

Judging Criteria

Adherence to theme and responding to questions related to theme

Technique and skill

Creativity and originality

Relevance to the City of Greater Dandenong

Age Criteria

12 - 15 years

16 - 19 years

20 - 25 years


There will be a 1st and 2nd prize in each age category.

All mediums will be judged together as part of the relevant age category.

A 'People's Choice Award' will also be awarded. 

Prizes to be announced soon! 

How can I get involved?

Artworks must be submitted online through the Youth Services website. Select the 'Submit Your Artwork' button below. 

To enter the competition, you must: 

  1. Read the Terms and Conditions carefully to ensure your artwork complies before submitting. Terms and Conditions - 844kB
  2. Complete the entry form online and attach an image of your artwork. Make sure you keep your original artwork as it may be included as part of an exhibition. 
  3. If you have any issues with submitting your artwork online, please email

For painting or drawing, you must submit a photograph of your work (JPEG, min 500kB, max 5MB). The dimensions for your original artwork must not exceed A2 paper size (594 x 420 mm).

For digital illustration, you must provide us with a digital format (JPEG, min 500kB, max 5MB).  

Submit Your Artwork

To find out more information

For further information, please contact Youth and Family Services. 

Phone: 9793 2155


Facebook: cgdyouthservices

Instagram: @greaterdandenongyouthservices