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Quality Education is something that happens inside your classrooms. But how will parents, prospective parents and the community know? Your school sign makes that first, all-important statement about who you are.

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Nineteenth-century sailing ships displayed their names on decoratively carved and painted wood signs called quarterboards. When a ship's captain retired and went ashore he would acquire the quarterboard and place it on his house for all to admire.

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1 September 2010

USSC Awards 2010

It's Spring again - in Australia - the season when the United States Sign Council judges the entries for their annual sign competition. For a second consecutive year, three of our signs were awarded first place in their respective categories.

Moree Plains Shire Council
1st Place - Ground Signs (external illumination)

One of a system of signs fabricated for Moree Plains Shire, known as 'Artesian Water Country', because of the hot mineral springs in the region.

The Bearded Dragon (click here for more pictures)
1st Place - Hand Carved Signs

A British-style Pub Sign with a Antipodean twist. A well-known watering hole in the Gold Coast area.

Beckett Park
1st Place - Dimensional Signs

A very 'dimensional' interpretive sign in Boroondara's Beckett Park

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Success at the USSC sign awards!