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Dive into the Deep Blue with the SharkSmart team

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Dive into the Deep Blue with the SharkSmart team

After five years of research and trials the NSW Shark Management Strategy has wrapped up. To celebrate the amazing work, we are offering three lucky schools the chance to chat with our scientists in (virtual) person.

Who can enter?

Primary and High schools are eligible to enter the competition. The prize will be awarded to a teacher who submits the entry on behalf of students. The teacher will be asked to coordinate the class or students involved in the Zoom session.

What do you need to do?

Primary schools – List six of the SharkSmart recommendations.  Explore our Education page to download the workbooks to complete with your class (print and electronic versions). Then submit an entry.

High schools – List the technologies trialled in the SMS. Visit our homepage to see what we have been doing and to download workbooks from our Education page. Print and electronic versions are available. Then submit your entry.

Winners will be drawn at random from the correct entries.


The competition closes on 11 September. Winning schools will be contacted directly to arrange a suitable date for the Zoom session.


Submit your entry via our online form.

Terms and Conditions

Entries close at midnight on 11 September. Competition winners will be drawn at random and will be announced via the DPI Facebook page and SharkSmart website on 12 September at 10am. All winners will also be contacted directly on Tuesday 18 August.

Live Zoom session with our shark scientist must be scheduled before the end of 2020, at a time that is mutually convenient for class and scientist. Entries will be accepted from teachers on behalf of students/class.

Entries will not be accepted directly from employees of DPI. Entries that do not correctly answer the questions will not be considered.