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Mary Poppins Literary Competition

Mary Poppins literary comp

We are inviting all students (grade 3 to grade 12) residing in the Fraser Coast region to get creative and take part in the 2023 Mary Poppins Literary Competition. 
This annual literary awards competition was established in 1999 to commemorate the writer P. L. Travers, the creator of Mary Poppins who was born in Maryborough, and offers nearly $2000 in prizes.
Entry forms and guidelines are available from your local branch of the Fraser Coast Libraries, or you can enter online here:
Entries close Friday September 1, 2023.

  • Homework helpDo you need some help making sense of confusing schoolwork?

    SparkNotes can help you understand books, write papers and study for tests – all for free. There is no need to log in or sign up for PLUS, you can access free information via the “Shakespeare”, “Literature” and “Other Subjects” tabs at the top of the page. SparkNotes provides clear and concise information, never leaving out anything important.

  • Driving HelpDo you know you can apply for a learner licence in Queensland when you turn 16?  Are you prepared? has compiled all the tools you'll need to pass your test and get onto the road. Study using the tab featuring the latest Keys to Driving in Queensland book, then use the practice tests to evaluate your knowledge comprehension.

  • Mental Health helpDo you have some questions and don’t know who to ask or need some support to achieve the best possible mental health?

    Kids Helpline is available any time for any reason. Visit the website for loads of free information on things like friends, family, physical health and identity, mental health, relationships and sex, school and work, life issues, mental health and eSafety.

    Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

    Headspace is available on the Fraser Coast and offers support for young people across Australia. Check out their website for more information.


  • Financial helpDo you need some financial support?

    Centrelink may be able to help.  Find out what assistance is available for young adults studying or looking for work.

  • Learn-a-LanguageDo you want to listen to and read a new language?

    If you’re in the early stages of learning another language and want to practise your skills, log in to our multilingual storytime, LOTE Online for Kids. Read and listen to recordings of hundreds of children’s books in English and more than 45 other languages for free in the comfort of your own home. Simply enter your membership number to access this fantastic service.