Tax, Super + You competition past winners

Winners of the 2018 Tax, Super + You competition

Junior category

  • First prize - Tax & You by Sonya Maloney and Elise Burke (NSW)
  • Second prize (tie) - Tax is Champion by Daniel Kang (NSW)
  • Second prize (tie) - Superannuation rap by Sarah Milton (QLD)
  • People’s Choice Award - Tax & You by Sonya Maloney and Elise Burke (NSW)

Senior category

  • First prize - The Answer by Neve Wildin Powell (QLD)
  • Second prize - Students Guide to Tax by Jamie Chambers, George Lines and Will Shaw (WA)
  • Third prize - What is tax and super? by Elise Hutchison (ACT)
  • People’s Choice Award - Students Guide to Tax by Jamie Chambers, George Lines and Will Shaw (WA)

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Winners of the 2017 Tax, Super + You competition

Senior category

  • First prize (tie) – Tax Rap by Jordan Donohue and Cabe Barrett (NSW)
  • First prize (tie) - The Value of Tax in Our Community and Super by Elise Hutchison (ACT)
  • Second prize (tie) - A Superannuation Animation by Jessica Leong (VIC)
  • Second prize (tie) - Finance-Superannuation by Dayle D'Mello, Simal Adeel, Charlie Jenkinson (WA)
  • Second prize (tie) - The Village and Boy Named Tax by Felicity Pollard (QLD)
  • People’s Choice Award - Finance-Superannuation by Dayle D'Mello, Simal Adeel, Charlie Jenkinson (WA)

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Village and the Boy Named Tax animation

Developed from the second-prize winning story in 2017 by high school student Felicity Pollard, the Village and the Boy Named Tax animation is a student’s perspective of the value of tax in the community. 2017 Tax, Super and You competition first-prize winner, Elise Hutchison, worked on the creation of the animation, including the voiceover. You can check out the animation here.


The Village and the Boy Named Tax – behind the scenes

The 2017 Tax, Super and You competition first-prize winner Elise Hutchinson worked on production of the animation during work experience with the ATO’s Marketing and Communication team. This behind-the-scenes video documents Elise’s experience, including recording the voiceover for the animation.


Stay tuned to the Tax, Super + You website for news about the 2020 competition.

  • Fact 4

    The first taxes in Australia were raised to help pay for the completion of Sydney's first gaol and provide for the orphans of the colony. Import taxes were put on spirits, wine and beer.

Standard choice form

A form filled in when an employee chooses or changes the super fund into which their employer contributes their super.

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