My Lord, what an honour: Reigning Junior Lord Mayor Claire McDaniel helping raise Melbourne's flag with Cr Beverley Pinder-Mortimer (left), Deputy Lord Mayor Susan Riley and Melbourne Day Chairman Campbell Walker. Claire (right) aboard the Enterprize. Photos: Vicki Walsh
Teachers, your students will love you for it
Entry is open to Victorian students in grades five to seven (10 to 12 years of age). The competition encourages them to learn about Melbourne history and civic duty.
It's a great classroom activity students will love. And it's free.
To enter is easy. Students complete questions on the entry form. From up to seven finalists, the overall winner is chosen by our judges. With thanks to 13CABS, our competition partner.
Entries close 5pm, 15 August 2016.
STOP PRESS: The 2016 Junior Lord Mayor also wins a school excursion on the Enterprize!
The prize for the lucky class includes an interactive history lesson involving discussion, playing out scenes, learning about Melbourne’s early history, hoisting sails, steering, and learning about our city's first settlers.
So, seas the day, don't be nauti and lodge your entries schooner than later.