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AVCAT Essay Prize 2021

2020 Winners

First Prize: Jade Washbourne

Second Prize: Jane Wotherspoon

Third Prize: Jo Hagen

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 AVCAT Essay Prize. We will be featuring the winners in stories over the coming weeks.

The judging panel reported the decision was difficult due to the high standard of entries. Read more about the panel here.


Brooke Denholm
Jo Hagen
Leearni Hamilton
June Hopkins
Gay Liddington
Claudia Thatcher
Jade Washbourne
Jane Wotherspoon


Our judging panel reported it was a difficult decision to make. Click here to read more about our judging panel.

Entries open on ANZAC Day, 25 April 2021. Entries are open until midnight 4 June 2021.
Topic TBA.

First Prize: $500
Second Prize $200
Third Prize $100

The AVCAT Essay Prize is open to all entrants over the age of 18 as at the 25th August 2021.

Please read the contest guidelines before entering, guidelines will be available closer to the entry date.

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