We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of NSW stands.

Honourable mention: 13-15 year olds

Samantha Klein By chance

Age 14

13-15 year olds

My friend came to our school as part of an Aboriginal scholarship program. It was almost by chance we got to meet her and because of this I realised how important it is to grab every opportunity available to you, like going on a scholarship or finding a new friend.