The Wombat Award

The Wombat Award for poetry is a new category in the 2019 Henry Lawson Society National Literary Awards.

Kids 12 years and under are invited to enter up to three poems for a chance to win one of three prizes. The school libraries of the prize winners will also receive children’s titles from Ford St Publishing to the value of $100 (1st prize), $75 (2nd prize) and $50 (3rd prize).

The theme for the 2019 Wombat Award is ‘Our Heritage’

The Wombat Award will be judged by popular Australian children’s author Meredith Costain (The Ella Diaries, Olivia’s Secret Scribbles)

First Prize : $100.00
Second Prize : $75.00
Third Prize : $50.00

Entries open : 1 September, 2018.
Entries close : 30 April, 2019.

Don’t miss your chance to enter.
Download the entry form today!!!

Click here to download the entry form.

Click here to download the terms & conditions.

Winners announced June, 2019.