ATO - Australian Taxation Office : ATO video competition for university students is now open
06/22/2012| 07:28pm US/Eastern
22 June 2012
Media release 2012/20
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) video competition for
2012 is now open to eligible university students. With $5000
of prizes on offer, the challenge is to create a short video
in the style of a television commercial based on one of two
topics; TFN protection, or how the ATO contributes to a
The competition is open to students enrolled in their last
year of study, in a course or program at an Australian
Students will need to advise the ATO of their interest by
5:00pm on 1 July 2012, with submissions closing on
10 August 2012.
Videos will be assessed by a panel of communication
professionals, with shortlisted videos being uploaded to our
YouTube channel allowing the public to vote for their
The people's choice prize will be determined by the
highest number of 'likes' across the ATO's
YouTube and Facebook pages.
The four competition winners will share a total of $5,000 in
gift vouchers to go towards their academic development.
Prizes are as follows:
1st place - $2,500
2nd place - $1,500
3rd place - $500
People's choice - $500
To enter, follow the steps at www.ato.gov.au/videocomp
Entries close at 5:00pm (AEST) on 10 August 2012.
For more information on the video competition brief visit www.youtube.com/AusTaxOffice