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2015 Overall Winner & recipient of the Babies of Walloon bronze statuette

Chairperson’s School Award

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

Queensland Times Award- 14-15 Years

Broderick Family Award – 11-13 Years

Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network Award – 8-10 Years

This is the Farm by Alexandra O’Brien (First Prize)

Sunset on Bulcock Beach by Abbey O’Toole (Second Prize)

Our Town is in a Drought by Aliana Rogers (Third Prize)

Marcus by Marcus Hargrave (Highly Commended)

Midnight by Stephanie Rainbow (Highly Commended)

Dragons by Isabelle Belt-Cannon (Highly Commended)

Hopping Love by Jessica Sellick (Highly Commended)

Midnight by Jazz Triggs (Highly Commended)

My Family is Talented by Chloe Brook (Highly Commended)

My Life by Kavindi Athuraliya (Highly Commended)

Jellyfish and Wahoo by Kailani Clifton (Highly Commended)

Motor Bikes by Dominic Cafe (Highly Commended)

When I go fast on my motor bike, dirt flicks everywhere,
My clothes get stained,
Dust and bugs are flicking in my face.
I hear the ground getting ripped up by the tyres.
I smell burning rubber,
I see blurry tyres rushing past me.
I feel the motor bike grips in my bare hands, it’s exciting!
When it’s all over, it’s sad to leave but –
I’ll be back to go motor bike riding again.

River 94.9 Award – 5-7 Years