The Banjo Paterson Writing Awards are open until April 24, 2020.
The awards are aimed at promoting Australian writing and writers. Submit Australian content.
There are short story, contemporary poetry and Children’s Writing Awards categories.
Short Story. Submit up to 3,000 words. First Prize: $2,000. Entry Fee: $15
Contemporary Poetry: Submit up to 200 lines. First Prize: $2,000. Entry Fee: $15
Children’s Writing Awards (16 years and under). Submit short stories up to 1,000 words and poetry up to 30 lines. Prizes: $200, $100, $100. Entry Fee: $5