Results of 2021 Golden Wattle Award and Queensland Written Championship

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Shelley Hansen
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Results of 2021 Golden Wattle Award and Queensland Written Championship

Post by Shelley Hansen » Tue Aug 10, 2021 3:21 pm

THE 2021 Golden Wattle Bush Poetry Awards and Queensland State Championship

Congratulations to our State Champion and all the winners in this year’s competition!!


• State Champion (Graham Fredriksen Trophy) and Open Serious section 1st place: Peter O’Shaughnessy for ‘Kadaitcha’.
• Open Serious 2nd place: David Judge for ‘Henry’.
• Open Serious 3rd place: Irene Timpone for ‘The Debutante’.

• Open Humorous 1st place: Veronica Weal for ‘Breakfast by the Creek’.
• Open Humorous 2nd place: Peter O’Shaugnhessy for ‘In the Clean Bar’.
• Open Humorous 3rd place: Veronica Weal for ‘I spied a Spider’.

• Novice Serious: Howard Kennedy for ‘Pandemic Protocols’.
• Novice Humorous: Howard Kennedy for ‘The Theatre of a Sale’.
• Junior: Devmika Bogahapitiya for ‘The Silence Beauty’.

Highly commended:
• Open Serious: Veronica Weal for ‘Daisies and Snail Shells’.
• Open Humorous: Peter O’Shaughnessy for ‘An Ancient Tiger’.

• Open Serious: Shelley Hansen for ‘The Trial of Harry Redford’.
• and Peter O’Shaughnessy for ‘The Landing’.
• Open Humorous: David Judge for ‘The Outback Surfie’
• and Peter O’Shaughnessy for ‘Shanghaied’
Shelley Hansen
Lady of Lines

"Look fer yer profits in the 'earts o' friends,
fer 'atin' never paid no dividends."
(CJ Dennis "The Mooch o' Life")

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