Open Category:
Holiday on the Water
by Jason Vorherr

Junior Category & People’s Choice Award
Party On A Houseboat
by Emma Pyle & Maya O’Loughlin

Other Entries:

With $5500 worth in prizes to be won, it’s time to get creative!

Many of the extended Lake Eildon Community are missing their magic times on Lake Eildon due to the Covid19 Restrictions.

We need something to brighten our day and lift our spirits.

Tell us in Song what you Love about magical Lake Eildon and have the opportunity to Win great prizes.

Inspired by “Dindi Live” and the amount of great talented local artists and the recent youth song writing and production workshops a group of local businesses together with the LEHIA (Lake Eildon Houseboat Industry Association) is launching the Lake Eildon Theme Song Competition, “Lakeside Sounds”.

Write, Perform and Record your own original Song about Lake Eildon.

Entries can be written and sung by a single person, or a couple of friends (one writing & one singing) or a group. You decide.


The “Lakeside Sounds” Winning Song : $4,500.00

$1,000.00 in CASH + $3,500.00 in Value, Professional Sound Recording and Music Video Clip to be filmed in the Lake Eildon area.

This is Sponsored by: – Turbo 360 Productions; Eildon Real Estate; North East Light & Sound/North East Productions; Taggerty General Store; Eildon Boat Club; High Country Houseboat Sales.

Junior “Lakeside Sounds” Song Award
$500.00 in CASH

Open to all youth between 12 years and 18 years of age.
This is Sponsored by: – Central Ranges Local Learning Employment Network; Murrindindi Shire Council

People’s Choice “Lakeside Sounds” Song Award

The Winner will receive $500.00 in YEA & District Community Bank Gold Cards to use at participating local businesses.

The Winner of the People’s Choice Award will be the Song that receives the most Likes on the Facebook Page.

This is Sponsored by the YEA & District Community Bank

Competition Timeline

Entries Open: 1st September 2020
Entries Close: 22nd January, 2021

Winners to be announced on Australia Day 2021. The Eildon Australia Day Committee will be asked to include the performance of the Winning Songs as part of the Australia Day Celebrations

What happens with your entry?

All entries will be played on UGFM, Good Morning Murrindindi, Eildon Report Segment of a Saturday Morning* from when they are received up until Australia Day 2021.

All entries will be posted onto the Facebook Page*.

All entries will be loaded onto the “Lakeside Sounds” Website page for the public to be able to hear all entries in one place.

*All entries will be subject to being accepted by LEHIA.

How is the People’s Choice Award decided?
The Winner of the People’s Choice Award will be the Song that receives the most Likes on the Facebook Page.
Who decides on the Winner
LEHIA will appoint a committee to judge the entries. The committee will be made up of a representative of each of the Sponsors and a representative of Dindi Live will be invited.
I need support to record my song

Contact and James will provide you with advice.

If I enter a song, what happens with Copyright?

On the entry form you will give permission for LEHIA to use your entry as part of this Competition.

At the end of the Competition, all the copyrights to your entry return to you.

The winning entry will become the property of LEHIA.  LEHIA will then use the song to promote Lake Eildon.