The Old Tree : Group Winner
Billy Mahaffy, Scotch College Junior School, WA
If I could go back in time I would see my Grandad again and his dog, Snaggers (because he is a sausage dog). We would play in the big, old tree in the backyard.
Bring back the animals
Phoebe Clarke-Randazzo, St.Mary's Catholic Primary School, NSW
If I could go back in time to when the animals and birds on my poster still existed I would work to look after them better. I would encourage people to be more considerate of the homes of these animals and birds so that we didn't force them into extinction.
A World of Changes
Elizabeth Grosse, Alyangula Area School, NT
If I could travel back in time I would like to see the world change and see what all the different seasons look like throughout time.
Oliver Bailey , Coomera Rivers State School, QLD
If I travelled back in time I would want to be the first person to discover dinosaur bones.
Jasmine Fazeli, Para Hills School P-7, SA
My doodle is about the environment. If I can go back in the past I will make sure that no animals become extinct.
Saffron Buist, John Calvin, TAS
If I could go back in time, I would love to meet Helen Keller. I read her book and found it very interesting. I would like to watch her read braille and see how she lived. I like that she never gave up and made the most of her life.
Binyu Dong, Camelot Rise Primary School, VIC
If I travel back in time I would go to when the caveman days to see how cavemen ate, drew, made houses and stuff like that.
Sophie Rose Espeland, Weetangera Primary School, ACT
I would see the land before we came to Australia.
Einstein Google : Group Winner
Samuel Nelson, St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, QLD
I have decided to go with an Albert Enstein theme. What would you do, where would you go, if you could go back in time? I've chosen an Albert Einstein theme because I am deeply intrigued by his theories about science and physics.
The Google Orchestra
Anna Janczewski, St Patrick's Primary, NSW
In the past entertainment was mostly music and orchestras. In the orchestra there was the bass, string, percussion and wood wind families. In my doodle I wanted to show how entertainment was back then.
Jordan Johnson, Moil Primary School, NT
If I could travel back in time I'd visit everything I could think of. I'd like to witness how I would have lived at that time. I wonder what differences would be from now to then. It will be beautiful to see how everything started first.
His Pocket Watch, Her Vanity Set
Elisabeth Bartone, St Bede's Primary School, ACT
If I could go back in time I would go back 100 years to 1915. I would love to experience the life of women and children in that era. My picture shows items on a ladies dressing table. This includes a males elegant pocket/chain watch, a perfume bottle, a pump atomizer, a locket, a key and the back of her brush.
The Stream of Gold
Kobe Gerlach, Renmark North Primary School, SA
I have created my doodle design based on the great Australian gold rush. I believe that this was significant time in Australia's history because people all over the world came to our country to strike it rich. I would ask people how far have you travelled to get here?
Paris Gregory, Stanley Primary School, TAS
I would go back in time to when there were bushrangers because then I could meet the most famous bushranger of all, Ned Kelly! I could also see how life was back then. That's why I chose bushrangers.
Jiaxin Lai, Malvern Central School, VIC
If I could travel back in time I would visit Ancient China because China is my home . I spend lots of time studying Ancient history. The emperor, the Forbidden City, the Ancient Cloak, and the Silk Road are all in my artwork.
Sinzhi Lee, Woodlands Primary, WA
If I could travel back in time, I would go back to when Marie discovered radiation, because not many people know about her and how she discovered radiation that we’ve all come to be so cautious about. To me, Marie is a hero and she should be known.
Discovery of the Past : Group Winner
Shalayne Smith, Marymount College, QLD
I want to discover if mythical creatures were real. To see if griffins soared in the sky and dragons lurked in caves. I want to see for myself if majestic pheonix's rose from ash. I would love to see these amazing, other-wordly creatures in person, to observe their breath-taking existence.
If I Could Travel Back in Time I Would...
Jiayu Wu, North Sydney Girls High School, NSW
If I could travel back in time I would live in Japan instead. When I was little I lived in China and I moved to Australia, but now I wish I was in Japan.
Ethan Jeffery, Burgmann Anglican School, ACT
My doodle represents Miyamoto Musashi who is famous for his two sword technique that helped him survive many duals. The doodle shows two samurai during the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600, which Miyamoto lived through. This is also the time that I would go back to.
Senaya Weerasekara, Linden Park Primary School, SA
I chose an Ancient country which is Sri Lanka. I chose Sri Lanka because they had a developed knowledge of science which helped them make flying machines. One of the machines was called dandu Monara which was a flying machine the King Ravana used.
Stella Middleton, The Tasmanian eSchool, TAS
If I could go back in time I would meet the dinosaurs. I think we could learn a lot about them just by seeing them. For example we don't even know what colours they would have been. The landscapes, unaffected by humans, would also be something to behold.
Edith Spiers, Salesian College, VIC
This doodle represents history in the last 2000 years. It depicts a celtic design, a roman coin, a medieval helmet, three Renaissance paintings, a suffragette and a space shuttle in chronological order. The words 'sed futura intuebitur' means 'look to the future'. Note that the face of each figure is looking to the right of the timeline.
A Night with Cavemen
Roxanne Griffith, Australind Senior High School, WA
A caveman sits by a crackling fire, staring at the pictures on the walls of his home. I would go back to the Stone Age. Just lying under the glowing stars of the ancient world, seeing the events that really took place, would be a dream come true!
Stolen Dreamtime : Group Winner
Ineka Voigt, Canberra High School, ACT
If I could travel back in time I would reunite mother and child. A weeping mother sits in an ochre desert, dreaming of her children and a life that never was... all that remains is red sand, tears and the whispers of her stolen dreamtime.
The First Time
Alicia Chhay, Canley Vale High School, NSW
If I could travel back in time I would revisit my 'first times'. The first time I met my friends, the first time I tried amazing food, the first time I held my little sister, the first time I drew and the the first time I read my favourite book.
Unravelling the clock
Hannah Corrie, PIMPAMA State Secondary College, QLD
My doodle reflects significant events and moments in time, from the first man landing on the moon to the world changing invention of the wheel and light bulb. The unravelled clock and time machine mark the importance of time. If only I could travel back in time to see these great events!
To make the abnormal look normal
Ana Bucalo, Saint Ignatius' College, SA
...meet Salvador Dali - a Spanish surrealist artist whose work I have always admired. The images he creates disturb and confuse the viewer as they deal with serious issues. Each painting has its own meaning that confronts the viewer. These are the qualities I aspire to have as a young artist.
Chloe Cunningham , Oakwood School, TAS
I love music and this design is a celebration of famous musicians and the history of music.
Beyond the Lights
Aaron Rueda, Catholic Regional College, VIC
‘Cities come to life at night’. Every night spent sightseeing was filled with wonder and amazement at the sight of the city’s vibrant lights, yet the lackluster backdrop always left me dreaming; the brilliance to go back in time to see the stars immerse the city, beyond the synthetic lights.
The celebration of Diwalli
Simran Savadia, Ocean Reef Senior High School, WA
If I could go back in time I would travel to the first Diwali Indian celebration. Its main symbol is a Divo which represents light and happiness. The flower designs in my drawing represent Rangoli and Henna, a creative art expression done on this auspicious day.