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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

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

A Change by Allegra Clarke (1st)

Poor Boy by Daniel Pyke (2nd)

Ago by Finn Mulvogue (3rd)

Fire by Chelsea Ambrose (Highly Commended)

Rhopalocera by Allegra Clarke (Highly Commended)

Tomorrow by Eleanor Rydstrom (Highly Commended)

The Daisy by Averie Sun (Highly Commended)

The seeds came one day in a craft-paper package,
Small and oblivious so.
They each were like brown crumbled-up bits of a cabbage,
But little did I know.
 
As time passed by, they grew up to healthy little plants.
Green as emeralds,
Tiny like ants.
A blade of grass, was what it resembled.
 
At last there came a flowering bud,
But that didn’t make it impressive,
Sprouting up from the mud,
But the message was really quite expressive.
 
The bud soon turned into a lighter blossom,
Extremely good-looking.
Though someone thought it would taste awesome,
And almost used it in the cooking.
 
A little kitten passing by in the mid of July.
It twitched its nose and came to smell the fragrance.
Then it went to chase a butterfly,
And forgot about the flower’s humble radiance.

The daisy was now one of a kind,
White, pure, beautiful so.
About it I had changed my mind.
But little did I know.

School is a Jungle by Isabella Holiday (Highly Commended)

A Good Book by Finn Mulvogue (Highly Commended)

Pop's Pride (A Tetractys) by Allegra Clarke (Highly Commended)

Misty by Dalton Furtado (Highly Commended)

Destructive Fire by Flynn Otto (Highly Commended)

Tamborine Mountain Lookout by Leonie Hill (Highly Commended)

2020 River 94.9 Award – 5-7 Years