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Red Room Poetry Object 2018 awards prizes in the following categories: 

  • Winning Primary Poem
  • Winning Secondary Poem 
  • Winning Teacher Poem   
  • Winning School Installation

 

Publication

All students and teachers who submit to the competition can call themselves published poets! Competition entries are published in our online Poetry Object library, home to thousands of inspiring voices. Winning poems will be highlighted in a digital exhibition from December 2018.

Watch the critically-acclaimed animation that was created to exhibit Poetry Object winners in 2017.

Explore Poetry Object 2017 Winning and Highly Commended Poems

 

Prize packs

Poetry Prize Packs are made possible with support from our partners and collaborators. Poetry Object is also proudly supported by Oranges & Sardines Foundation.

Winning student poems (primary and secondary)

  • $1000 travel voucher for the poet and their family
  • VIP Tour of National Museum of Australia
  • Special tour of Powerhouse Museum
  • Judging commendations and a book prize pack
  • Poem publication in PK Mag (Primary) and Spine Out Magazine (Secondary)
  • Voiceworks magazine prize pack
  • Free subscription to your choice of publication: Good Reading, PK Mag, Spine Out Magazine

Winning teacher poem

  • $1000 travel voucher for the poet and their family
  • VIP Tour of National Museum of Australia
  • Special tour of Powerhouse Museum exhibition
  • Judging commendations and a book prize pack
  • Voiceworks magazine prize pack
  • Free subscription to your choice of publication: Good Reading, PK Mag, Spine Out Magazine

Winning school installation and highly commended poems

  • Judging commendations and a book prize pack
  • Publication of the school’s poems on the Red Room Poetry website

REX Poetry Prize

Awarded in three categories: Primary, Secondary, Teacher

We’ve teamed up with Regional Express (REX) Airlines to create a prize category for regional and remote school communities in REX destinations. Prize packs include REX flights, merchandise and poem publication in the REX inflight publication True Blue Magazine.

Find out if your school is a REX destination

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