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History

The Australian Bush Laureate Awards were instigated in 1995 to recognise excellence in published and recorded Australian bush poetry.

Source: http://www.bushlaureate.com.au/ Sighted: 29/11/2013.

Winners (also see subcategories)v1246

2013 winner Album of the Year Carol Heuchan for Partners
2012 winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year Bob Magor for First Date
2012 winner Album of the Year Grahame Watt for G’day
2012 winner Collected Verse Book of the Year y separately published work icon Award Winning Bush & Verse Stories 2012 Max Merckenschlager (editor), Jacqui Merckenschlager (editor), Melbourne : Melbourne Books , 2012 6483523 2012 anthology poetry short story

'AWBV is the first nationally distributed anthology wholly dedicated to competition winners taking inspiration from the Australian bush and way of life. Bush writing is a quintessentially Australian genre, and many of our literary greats, including Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson, are considered masters of the form.' (Publisher's blurb)

2011 winner Album of the Year Jack Drake for Australian Bush Poetry Classics
2011 winner Album of the Year Keith Lethbridge for Gallipoli
2011 winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year Jim Brown for Black Saturday
2010 winner Bush Poem of the Year Brolga Dreaming i "An urban Aboriginal who's never seen the bush;", Valerie P. Read , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bonze Swagman Award Celebrating 40 Years of Bush Verse 1972-2011 2011; (p. 132-133)
2010 winner Album of the Year, Original Verse Carol Heuchan for I Say
2010 winner Album of the Year Noel Stallard for Bruce Simpson Bush Poetry
2010 winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year The Anzac on the Wall i "Loitering in a country town 'cos I had time to spare;", Jim Brown , 2002 single work poetry
— Appears in: An Australian Treasury of Popular Verse 2002; (p. 333)
2009 winner Bush Poem of the Year The Power of Kokoda i "I'll never know the sickening sound a fifteen-pounder makes", Dean Trevaskis , 2008 single work poetry
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2008 : The Best Winning Writing from Short Story and Bush Poetry Competitions Nationally 2008; (p. 252-258)
2009 winner Album of the Year, Original Verse Ray Essery for Coming Home
2009 winner Album of the Year Gary Fogarty for THE TARTAN SADDLECLOTH
2009 winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year Murray Hartin for Faster, Higher, Stronger
2008 winner Album of the year Mark Gliori for Cowpokes and Indians
2008 winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year Rain from Nowhere i "His cattle didn't get a bid, they were fairly bloody poor,", Murray Hartin , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 11 March 2007; (p. 67)
2008 winner Bush Poetry Performer Of The Year Carol Heuchan
2007 winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year Carol Heuchan for Why
2007 winner Bush Poetry Performer Of The Year Carol Heuchan
2006 winner Album of the Year Carol Heuchan for A Pocket Full Of Poetry
2006 winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year Jim Brown for Angel Of Death
2005 winner Album of the Year Ray Essery for On The Road Again
2005 winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year Not Gone i "He can't be gone. I know that any moment he'll be back;", Janine Haig , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bonze Swagman Award Celebrating 40 Years of Bush Verse 1972-2011 2011; (p. 113-114)
2005 winner Janine Haig For her poem 'Not Gone'.
2004 joint winner Album of the Year Milton Taylor for Down Memory Lane (with Carmel Dunn)
2004 joint winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year Milton Taylor for Down Memory Lane (with Carmel Dunn)
2003 winner Album of the Year Shirley Friend for Naked Poets 3
2003 winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year Gary Fogarty for Bigger, Sharper Spurs
2002 winner Album of the Year y separately published work icon Caravanning Bliss and Other Verses Bob Magor , Myponga : Bob Magor , 2000 Z1264430 2000 selected work poetry humour
2002 winner Album of the Year Bob Magor for The Best Of Caravanning Bliss
2002 winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year Geoff Sharp for Faces in The Street
2001 winner Album of the Year Shirley Friend for The Naked Poets 2
2001 winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year Mark Gliori for The Other Homebush Games
1999 winner Album of the Year y separately published work icon Bugger the Music, Give us a Poem! Keith McKenry , Sydney : ABC Audio , 1998 Z1275972 1998 anthology poetry
1998 joint winner Album of the Year John Kane for Dipso Dan & Other Silly Buggers
1998 joint winner Album of the Year Jim Haynes for Dipso Dan & Other Silly Buggers
1998 winner Single Recorded Performance of the Year Frank Daniel for Grave Situation
1997 winner Album of the Year Bob Miller for The Larrikin Live
1996 winner Album of the Year Bob Miller for: The Larrikin -
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