Annual Prize Winners
Oracles of the Bush Senior Poetry Results 2005
Adult Section: 1. A Humorous Theme -
Trevor Shaw (Thangool) "Rev Head Butch"
Carol Heuchan (Cooranbong) "The Bank"
Rex Soward (Ballina) "This Georgeous Hunk of Man"
Kathryn Apel (Mt. Tom) "Afflicted"
2. Battler Spirit, Larrikin or Contemporary Concerns
Kym Eitel (Goovigen) "Remember the Horses Too"
Dennis Scanlon (Cleveland) "The Quiet Soldier"
Carol Heuchan (Cooranbong) "Mark of Courage"
Claire Reynolds (Gloucester) "Truck Driver"
3. Original Work
Winner: Carol Heuchen
4. By Other Poets
Winner: Paddy O'Brien
5. - Secondary Students
Catherine McCowen "Taming the Brumby"
Lauren Nye "The Aussie Bush Christmas"
6. Primary (9 & Under)
Jessica Tselepy "A Farmer's Work"
Joanna Lusty, Taylah Mitten, Jennah Haddock, Calib Hutchings
7. Primary Over 10
Calvin Grogan "See Tenterfield"
Samantha Sattolo, Emma-Lee Murray, Terina Townes
8. Student Performance
Mathew Duff, Dan Duff