The Simpson Prize is a national competition for Year 9 and 10 students that focuses on the service of Australians in World War I. The 2023 Simpson Prize question is: How significant was Australia’s contribution to the Allied military victory on the Western Front in 1918? The Simpson Prize requires students to respond to the quote and question using the 2023 Simpson Prize Australian War Memorial Source Selection at // and their own research. Students are encouraged to discuss and respond to the question from a variety of perspectives, both individual and national using a variety of sources. Closing date Friday, 4 November 2022.

The Simpson Prize is a great opportunity for Year 9 and 10 students to participate in a nationwide essay competition, giving one winner and one runner-up from each State and Territory the opportunity to participate in a three-day program in Canberra in early 2023. Winning students will also travel to key historical and commemorative site/s across Australia noting that the final itinerary is subject to COVID19 restrictions. For further details go to //