Mayor for a Day Public Speaking Competition

As part of Local Government Week 2022, Camden Council will hold the annual Mayor for a Day Public Speaking Competition. 

Each school in the Camden Local Government Area is invited to nominate a deserving Year 6 student to represent their school.

The students are asked to deliver a short three-minute speech about; Why they would like to be the Mayor of Camden and what they would do for the Local Government Area. 

This year, the speeches will be judged on a range of factors including:

  • Presentation of the speech;
  • Knowledge of Local Government;
  • Knowledge of Camden; and
  • Ideas they have to make our area a better place.

The winner and runner up will be announced during Local Government Week (1 - 7 August 2022) via Council's social media platforms.

To nominate a student please click here and complete the nomination form. Please upload the students video through and send it to by Wednesday 27 July 2022. You can also upload a transcript of the speech through the registration page should you wish to do so. 

Please note this is a digital competition, the students speech recordings and images may be placed on Council's Social Media and Website. Please specify on the registration page is permission is given for the student to partake in these activities.

Good luck to all involved!