Short Story Competition

Everybody has a story to tell, let’s celebrate our region and its stories!

Write a story on the theme In My Backyard and WIN! (T&Cs apply)

There are four age categories to apply for:

First Five (0 to 5 years)max 200 words or images10 Book Prizes to win
Children (5 to 11 years)max 500 words1st Prize - $200 Cash
2nd Prize - $100 Cash 
Young Adults (12 - 17 years)max 1,000 words1st Prize - $300 Cash
2nd Prize - $150 Cash 
Adult (18+)max 2,000 words1st Prize - $500 Cash
2nd Prize - $250 Cash

Entries for the 2022 Short Story competition have now closed.

Previous Winning Stories