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The Van Diemen History Prize

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The Van Diemen History Prize is open until September 19, 2022. Submit articles up to 3,000 words, on any aspect of Tasmanian history prior to the 21st century. Open to Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents. Size: 3,000 words Entry Fee: $20 The winning entry will receive a cash prize of $500. The winner and […]

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NWF/Joanne Burns Microlit Award

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The NWF/Joanne Burns Microlit Award is open until August 28, 2022. Theme: ‘Play’ Submit up to 200 words of microlit or prose poetry. Entry fee: $15 per poem. Entrants must be over 18 years of age and must be either an Australian citizen or a person residing in Australia. Cash prizes of $300 will be […]

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The Betty Olle Poetry Award

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The Betty Olle Poetry Award is open until August 31, 2022. Poem(s) must be in traditional Australian Bush Verse form (Rhyme, Rhythm and meter) with an Australian theme. There are open and junior (12 and under) categories. The Betty Olle Poetry Award Entry fee: $15 (up to 2 poems) 1st prize: $500 2nd prize: $200 […]

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Port Writers Open Literary Competition 2022

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The Port Writers Open Literary Competition 2022 is open to all Australian writers, until 31st July, 2022. There are three Categories: Short Fiction – 2500 words max. Non Fiction – 2500 words max. Poetry – 32 lines max. Prizes in each Category: 1st place – $100 2nd place – $50 Entry fee $10 per entry […]

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BR4R Seeking Asylum Poetry Prize

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The 2022 BR4R Seeking Asylum Poetry Prize celebrates refugees and asylum seekers reaching significant turning points in their lives. It is open to all writers living in Australia until 14th August, 2022. Entry is free. 1st prize: $300 2nd prize: $150 3rd prize: $50 Winning entries and selected runners-up will be published on the BR4R […]

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Pens Against Poverty Competition

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Pens Against Poverty is a unique writing competition for Australian school students in years 3-10. It’s free to enter! The competition welcomes poetry and short stories, with a maximum word count of 500. This year’s theme is ‘Finding a Home’. Closing date: 9th September 2022. Students will need a teacher or parent to submit your […]

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