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History

Inaugurated in 2013, the Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize offered Australian youth the opportunity to share prizes and have their poetry published by Random House Australia. The competition was open to all Australians 19 and under.

Winners

2008 winner Edge : Seasons of Childhood Sophia Nugent-Siegal , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians, Vol. 6 : The Best Entries from the 2008 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2009;
2006 winner Intermediate Sophia Nugent-Siegal
2005 winner Senior Chris Summers
2005 winner Intermediate Sophia Nugent-Siegal
2004 winner intermediate (From) Little Miss Muffet i "Little Miss M", Georgia King , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 80-83)
2004 winner Queensland senior The Leave Taking i "A silent going I had of it,", Stuart Szigeti , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 72-73) Blue Dog , December vol. 8 no. 16 2009; (p. 54)
2004 winner New South Wales senior Notes For Her Soul i "Each week, the wooden door", Lisa Wu , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 64-65)
2004 winner Australian Capital Territory intermediate Sister i "Her fingers are tiny,", Melissa Wellham , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 62) Blue Dog , December vol. 8 no. 16 2009; (p. 51)
2004 winner Victoria intermediate Baileyana Street i "Dad, can you help me write a poem", Kim Westrup , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 60-61)
2004 winner Tasmania senior Are We There Yet? i "Are we there yet?", Michael Thompson , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 56-57)
2004 winner Queensland intermediate Queensland Day, Queensland Night i "Our house", Martin Thompson , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 52-55)
2004 winner Australian Capital Territory senior The Australian War Cemetery at Villers-Bretonneux i "The fields by the River Somme", Christopher Ransom , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 50-51)
2004 winner South Australia senior Life Before Death i "The buses in Rome are moving as we speak", Lara Popovic , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 49)
2004 winner senior Memory i "I remember", Rachael Jessup , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 45-48) Blue Dog , December vol. 8 no. 16 2009; (p. 52-53)
2004 winner junior Joeys i "Mobs of kangaroos,", Peter Stapleton , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 37) Blue Dog , December vol. 8 no. 16 2009; (p. 50)
2004 winner South Australia junior The Remnant i "The last colony", Olivia Stapleton , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 35)
2004 winner New South Wales junior Marsh Frog Tadpoles i "little commas", Aaron O'Shea , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 34)
2004 winner New South wales intermediate Passenger Pigeon i "What happened to the", Jessica Bloom , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 27)
2004 winner South Australia intermediate The Roll Call of Mammals Lost i "In the parklands", Phillip Stapleton , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 19)
2004 winner Wildlife Prize The Roll Call of Mammals Lost i "In the parklands", Phillip Stapleton , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 19)
2004 winner Tasmania intermediate The Deserved Apology i "To the remaining tall green 'mothers'", Jasmin Sage , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 14-15)
2004 winner Australian Capital Territory junior Red i "Red smells like burning rose insence", Elise Ryan , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 12)
2004 winner Tasmania junior The Log Truck Driver i "Some people think it's good to log.", Rebecca Bryan , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 7)
2004 winner Victoria senior Are Worlds Recycled i "can worlds be recycled or", Sarah Bell , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 5)
2004 winner Queensland junior As the Rain Came Down i "The drought in the outback,", Erin Bridgewater , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians : Vol 2 : The Best Entries from the 2004 Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2004; (p. 2)
2003 winner Intermediate Division War i "Rain pours down on the canvas roof", Michelle Granger , 2003 single work poetry young adult
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians 2003 : The Best Entries from the Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2003; (p. 33)
2003 winner Junior Division Ode to the Coorong i "A long finger of white sand", Phillip Stapleton , 2003 single work poetry young adult
— Appears in: Poems by Young Australians 2003 : The Best Entries from the Taronga Foundation Poetry Prize 2003; (p. 3)
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