Paint the Port

Paint the Port Competition

We are calling for registrations for the 2019 Paint the Port art competition which will be exhibited in conjunction with the Gladstone Harbour Festival.

The competition provides amateur and professional artists from Gladstone, Rockhampton or Bundaberg with an opportunity to present their unique portrayal of port activities or infrastructure for a chance to win cash prizes. 


The winning entry in each category will be awarded the following:

  • Open Category - $1,000 acquisitive cash prize
  • High School Category - $350 cash prize
  • Upper Primary School Category (Year 4 to Year 6) – A4 only - $75 cash prize
  • Lower Primary School Category (Prep to Year 3) – A4 only - $75 cash prize

How to enter

We encourage you to review our 2019 Paint the Port Competition Terms and Conditions​ prior to submitting your online entry form to participate.

  • Registrations have now closed for the 2019 Paint the Port competition.

Submitting your artwork​​

Artists are required to submit their artwork with a GPC supplied artwork label between 9am and 3pm on Monday 25 March 2019 at the Marina Campus of CQUniversity in Gladstone to the Leo Zussino Building, Bryan Jordan Drive, Gladstone.

You will need: 

Paint the Port Exhibition​

Artwork will be displayed at the Paint the Port Exhibition at CQUniversity Gladstone’s Marina campus from Monday 8 April to Monday 29 April 2019.​​​        

​2017 Gallery


More information​

For information about the Paint the Port competition email​ or phone ​our Corpor​ate and Community Relations Team on 1800 243 GPC (472). ​​