Talk, play, sing, read to win

Entries have now closed. Thank you for all the wonderful photos. Vote for your favourite! Voting starts 17-24 May.

If you’re experiencing trouble voting on a mobile device, you can try on a desktop computer or by liking your favourite on our Facebook gallery.

For your chance to win one of three prize packs including a $200 Coles Myer gift card and a selection of picture books, simply take a happy snap of a First 5 Forever moment with a child (aged zero to five) talking, singing, playing or reading with a special grown-up in their life.

Photos will be judged by a First 5 Forever panel who’ll be looking for shared moments of connection, excitement, joy, laughter or just plain fun between grown-up and child. Visit our Tips for Parents section to learn more about First 5 Forever activities you can do, any place, any time.

Other chances to win

  1. People's choice (based on public vote, opening 17 May)
  2. Social butterfly (share your photo from the First 5 Forever website to a public Instagram, Twitter or Facebook profile by 24 May and with hashtags #First5ForeverPhotoComp and #TalkSingPlayRead to go into the draw)

Entries close midnight, 14 May 2018.
Voting for the people choice categories will run 17 May - 24 May 2018

Five winners will be contacted via supplied email address or social media account and announced via the website by 29 May 2018.


Open to Queensland residents only.

One photo submission per entrant.

Parent/guardian consent is required for all entries that feature a child under the age of 18. By entering a photo you agree you are the consent holder and can release the entry for display on the First 5 Forever website and social media channels.

Employees of State Library of Queensland and their immediate family members are ineligible to enter.

All photos are subject to a moderation process and State Library of Queensland reserves the right to exclude entries deemed inappropriate.

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