Kids to share their ‘Country Christmas’

The children of the Dubbo electorate are being invited to let their creativity flow by helping to design local Member and Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW Dugald Saunders’ annual holiday greeting cards.

Primary school students across the region are being asked to submit drawings with the theme My Country Christmas.

The winning entry will take pride of place on Minister Saunders’ Christmas card which will be delivered to thousands of households across the region. The card will also be delivered to hundreds of people and organisations across NSW.

“This year I want young people to show me what Christmas looks like for them – wherever they live,” Mr Saunders said.

“It might be spending time outdoors, on the family farm, going on a holiday, or sharing time with family and friends you haven’t seen in a while.

“That’s why I have chosen the theme My Country Christmas. I want to this year’s card to show what makes Christmas in our part of the world so special!”

Entry is open to all primary school students who reside in the Dubbo electorate, which includes the Narromine Shire, Dubbo, Wellington, Gulgong and Mudgee regions.

The winning entry will receive a $200 gift voucher to the store of the student’s choice, second place will receive a $100 gift voucher, with a $50 voucher for third.

All entries must be A4 in size with no cotton, glitter or anything stuck to the page, must not be folded, and the artist’s name, age and school should be clearly marked on the back of each entry.

Entries can be sent via post to Dugald Saunders MP, PO Box 1327, Dubbo NSW 2830, or dropped into Mr Saunders’ electorate office at 1/18 Talbragar Street, Dubbo NSW 2830. Entries close at 5pm on Friday 11 November 2022.

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