Australian Bush Poetry Events Calendar

For entry forms or further information, click on the respective event.

For any updates or corrections, contact the webmaster.

WRITTEN EVENTS are in RED

 

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AUGUST 2014


22nd - 24th August - North Pine Bush Poetry Festival - a NEW format for a NEW festival. Workshops, Concert, Competition Walk-ups, Breakfasts and BBQs. Learn New Skills - Hone Existing Skills - Practice New Skills. Kallangur Qld.
PROGRAM     CONCERT FLYER

22nd - 24th August - Camooweal Drover's Camp Festival
Announcing that The Drover’s Camp Talent Award (Performance) and the Bronze Spur Award (Written) competitions are on again. Details to follow soon. Contact Brenda Joy - PO Box 1727 Charters Towers 4820. halenda@live.com.au


1st August, Closing date for Ipswich Poetry Feast - Poetry Writing Competition. Bush Poetry Category: $1,000 Prize Money.
www.ipswichpoetryfeast.com.au


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JULY 2014


20th July - Poets Breakfast for South Coast Country Music Festival
at Dapto Leagues Club. Presentation of Kembla Flame written poetry award.

 
4-6 July - 19th Bundy Bush Poetry Muster incorporating Queensland State Performance Championships 

Across the Waves Sports Club, 1 Miller Street Bundaberg. Sandy Lees 07 4151 4631 
INFO SHEET     PDF
ENTRY FORM     PDF 


4th July, Closing date for Graham Fredriksen Memorial Written Bush Poetry Competition. First Prize: $200, Second: $100 & Third: $50. Winners announced at the North Pine Bush Poetry Festival Sunday 24th August 2014.
ENTRY FORM

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JUNE 2014


11th June, Closing date for 'Kembla Flame' written bush poetry award, presented at the Poets Breakfast during the South Coast Country Music Festival on 20th July at Dapto Leagues Club.
ENTRY FORM     PDF


6-9 June, Snowy Poetry Cup at Perisher Peak Festival in Perisher Valley NSW.
WEBSITE


3rd June, Closing date for Broken Ski Award, presented at Perisher Peak Festival 6-9 June.
WEBSITE


1st June, Poets Breakfast during Country Weekend
, Kempsey Showground NSW.
Email Jeremy Whitaker:


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MAY 2014


23rd May 2014, Closing date for Bush Lantern Award
for written bush verse, Bundy Bush Poetry Muster 4-6 July

ENTRY FORM     PDF
ENTRY FORM - JUNIOR     PDF


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APRIL 2014


30th April, Closing date for Bronze Swagman Award

ENTRY FORM

WEB SITE


18th April, Closing date for Banjo Paterson Writing Award
ENTRY FORM

 
3-6th April, VICTORIAN BUSH POETRY CHAMPIONSHIPS at the Man From Snowy River Bush Festival
Closing date for Junior Written and Performance section: Friday 14th March, 2014
Contact: Jan Lewis, Poetry Event Manager, MFSR Bush Festival, PO Box 144, Corryong Victoria  3707
Email Jan: 


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MARCH 2014


31st March 2014, (extended) Closing date for Copper Croc Poetry Awards 2014

ENTRY FORM     PDF

Email Glenny: