The SBS National Languages Competition is back!

The hugely successful SBS National Languages Competition is back and it’s going to be bigger and better this year. We’re calling out to all students aged four to 18 years across Australia who are learning a language other than English to enter our competition now! 

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Enter Now

Entry is as simple as the following steps:


  •  Step 1: Upload the video (maximum 30 seconds) describing ‘What learning a language means to you?’ Remember, the video needs to be in any language other than English!


  •  Step 2: Fill in the entry form below. Please provide accurate details, including your name, age, school and contact details.


  •  Step 3: Include a written script in English, translating the video content.



    • A3 Poster – A print-friendly poster that can be pinned on school notice boards to encourage participation


    • Flyer – A more detailed version of the poster with lots of information and aimed at teachers, parents and guardians




Do you have a school newsletter that you can promote the competition in? We’d be happy to help schools with written copy and images needed as per requirement.


Key Contacts

  • For technical issues, general enquiries or should you require additional resources, please email the SBS National Languages Team at




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