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2020 Overall Winner & recipient of the Babies of Walloon bronze statuette

2020 Ipswich Poetry Feast Encouragement Awards

2020 Picture Ipswich Awards – Open Age

2020 Ipswich City Council Awards Open Age – Local Poets

2020 Joy Chambers & Reg Grundy Awards Open Age – Other Poetry

2020 Ipswich Poetry Feast Awards Open Age – Bush Poetry

2020 Ipswich City Council Award – 16-17 Years

2020 Queensland Times Award- 14-15 Years

2020 Broderick Family Awards 11-13 Years

Natsukashii by Caitlin McCusker (1st)

Yirrganydji Dreaming by Amaeh Reed (2nd)

Smoke by Isobel Riches (3rd)

Sun and Cloud by Alannah Buckingham (Highly Commended)

Hanahaki by Patricia Mabini (Highly Commended)

Flame by Isobel Riches (Highly Commended)

Outside is the Inside, Right? by Riley Gallagher (Highly Commended)

More Wishes by Hannah Randall (Highly Commended)

The Flying Dutchman by Hannah Oakley (Highly Commended)

Mosquito by Caitlin Mayo (Highly Commended)

I could almost hear its tiny scream
its tiny eyes began to gleam
 
flashes flew past her eyes
the executioner, and angel in disguise

as I confined the ectoparasite in a cage
my kitchen bench became a stage
 
as I sprayed the bottle of toxin
she was laced in the deadly concoction
 
at first, she struggled, suffocated by my glare
then her eyes fell into a stare
 
gleaming balls of jet-glass perfection
a shame she thought my blood her confection
 
in a second of animosity
I had no issue taking her

Morning Routine by Meihsha Miller (Highly Commended)

2020 Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network Award – 8-10 Years

2020 River 94.9 Award – 5-7 Years