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2013 Overall Winner & recipient of the Babies of Walloon bronze statuette

Edwards Property Mentorship Award

Ipswich Theme Awards

Chair’s Encouragement Awards

Rosewood Green Award – Open Age Local Poets

Joy Chambers & Reg Grundy Award – Open Age Other Poetry

Metro Hotel Ipswich International Award – Open Age Bush Poetry

Ipswich City Council Award – 16-17 Years

Broderick Family Award – 14-15 Years

Queensland Times Award – 11-13 Years

Evangeline by Grace Nakamura (First Prize)

Open Grave by Isabella Sheehan (Second Prize)

The Bushfire Brumbies by Eva Marsh (Third Prize)

The Ode of a Ghost by Erin Burge (Highly Commended)

Mother lies in the darkness waiting for her baby to rise
She scrambles in the graveyard as her spirit dies
Blind to the fact that her child has seen the light
But when she sleeps the baby shall come at night
Playing and dancing throughout the house
Tip toeing in the corridor quiet as a mouse
The ghost of a baby so bright.
The ghost of a baby who’s seen the light. .

War by Isabella Sheehan (Highly Commended)

Then Night by Munashe Mutambi (Highly Commended)

I Pick Up the Stick by Eddie Newman (Highly Commended)

The Book of Forgotten Words by Samantha George (Highly Commended)

Dog Bath Blues by Peta Vanlieshout (Highly Commended)

Horses by Emma-Jane Emms (Highly Commended)

Jelly by Emma-Jane Emms (Highly Commended)

Hey Echidna by Harmony Schloss (Highly Commended)

Soup by Emma-Jane Emms (Highly Commended)

Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network Award – 8-10 Years

River 94.9 Award – 5-7 Years