Skyrail / WTMA Poster Competition

Skyrail News: September 2010


Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises and the Wet Tropics Management Authority recently announced the winners of their annual Reef and Rainforest, "Keep It Wild" poster competition.

The competition encouraged prep to primary school students to illustrate how we can all help protect the reef and rainforest for future generations.

Over 350 entries were received this year. The standard was so exceptional that the winning artworks will be compiled into a calendar for 2011.

Competition winners were recently announced at Cairns Regional Gallery, where their entries and a selection of finalists were on display during the Cairns Festival.

The winners were:

  • Rainforest group entry: Year 3P, Gordonvale State School, winning a class trip on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
  • Rainforest individual entry: Verity Parker, Year 6, Redlynch State College, winning a family pass on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
  • Reef group entry: Year 4B, Mission Beach State School, winning a class trip on Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises.
  • Reef individual entry: Elle Tomita, Year 4, Whitfield State School, winning a family pass on Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises.

Skyrail's Managing Director, Ken Chapman, said that Skyrail is proud to be involved in initiatives that educate people about the importance of conservation.

 


Tania Veronese (Skyrail Communications Manager) alongside rainforest individual entry winner Verity Parker


Rainforest individual entry: Verity Parker, Year 6,
Redlynch State College


Rainforest group entry: Year 3P, Gordonvale State School

"Skyrail is very proud of its role in introducing and engaging visitors in the Wet Tropics Rainforests and educating them about their World Heritage values. We look forward to welcoming the winning classes and students to Skyrail and providing them with a fantastic experience in the Barron Gorge National Park."

The competition was held and supported by Wet Tropics Management Authority, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns Post and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.


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