The artwork must have an underlying message of this year’s NAIDOC theme “Heal Country”, and should represent a spiritual, physical, emotional, social, or cultural connection to Country.


The top 5 entries with the highest number of votes, via Peoples’ Choice, will be shortlisted and reviewed by our Judging Panel. The winner will be decided by two of our renowned partner artists Mandy Draper, proud Durag woman of the Cabrogal tribe, and Shara Delaney, proud Quandamooka woman.

The entry that best reflects the theme “Heal Country” in their artwork and story will receive a $500 Yarn voucher. They will also have their design printed as a limited edition Yarn collection. The winner and their family (up to 10 people) will receive free collection products.

The winner’s artwork, artwork title, name and short blurb of their artwork will be announced across Yarn’s social media pages and newsletter. The winner’s artwork, artwork title, name, age, image of themselves and quote of their artwork description will be featured on the Yarn Blog and product page.


Entrants must be an Australian resident between the ages of 6 – 16 years old.

The artwork must have an underlying message of the 2021 NAIDOC theme “Heal Country”.

The artwork must be painted on paper or canvas, or created in digital form.

The size of the artwork must be at least A4 (210mm x 297mm) size with an approximate canvas ratio of 3:4, and in portrait or landscape layout. You can download our size templates here. New or existing artworks that fit the brief are welcome.