Junior Lord Mayor Competition 2018 opens

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Junior Lord Mayor 2017 finalists at the Moomba Parade

You could be here: Reigning Junior Lord Mayor Sienna Koop (with mayoral chains) and competition finalists marching in the Moomba Parade with Moomba queen and king: breakfast radio host and Silver Logie winner Chrissie Swan, and children's entertainer Jimmy Giggle. Finalists (L to R): Alexandra Bardsley, Abby Vogel, Mikayla Barnes, Julian Cugliari, Her Worship Sienna Koop and Luke Zelif

Win a prize pack, hang with the Lord Mayor on official duties, march in the Moomba Parade, raise the official flag on Melbourne Day and more!

with thanks to 13CABS

Open to Victorian students aged 10 to 13 years. Make your CV the lord of resumes — enter now.

Simply answer 10 questions about Melbourne on the online entry form.

Now in its sixth year, the competition aims to educate about Melbourne and how far we've come as a city since being founded in 1835 — 183 years ago this 30 August.

Entries close 6 August 2018.

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Junior Lord Mayor Competition opens

Be the 2018 little big boss of Melbourne.

And make your CV the lord of resumes.


Marching in the Moomba Parade

Moomba Parade 2018 - Junior Lord Mayors

Reigning Junior Lord Mayor Sienna Koop appeared in the Moomba Parade in March.

Her Worship, from Aspendale’s St Louis de Montfort’s School, marched with finalists from our Junior Lord Mayor competition: (L to R) Julian Cugliari, Luke Zelif, Mikayla Barnes (holding sign), Abby Vogel, Alexandra Bardsley and Sienna.

More about the Moomba Parade: https://moomba.melbourne.vic.gov.au/program/moomba-parade/

More about Melbourne Day's Junior Lord Mayor Competition: http://www.melbourneday.com.au/education.html


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Claude, who serves on the Melbourne Day Committee, is managing director of Lombard The Paper People, an Australia Day Ambassador for many years and a former director of Melbourne Tourism Authority.


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Sienna Koop is the 2017 Junior Lord Mayor of Melbourne

Sienna Koop, 2017 Junior Lord Mayor

The little big boss of 2017: Sienna Koop, in mayoral robes.

Sienna Koop, from Aspendale’s St Louis de Montfort’s School, was declared the competition winner at a ceremony at Melbourne Town Hall on 24 August, 2017.

"I love everything about Melbourne, especially the culture, sights, people, events, activities, festivals and opportunities to get out there and live life to the full," Her Worship said.


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