AustLit logo
Veterans' Affairs Story Writing and Art Competition
Subcategory of Awards Australian Awards
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

History

'Since 1962, the Story Writing & Art Competition – generally known as ‘SWAC’ has been run annually in Victoria. The competition was set up to allow the veteran community to use their creativity and talent to promote health and lifestyle benefits – it us run by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Austin Repatriation Hospital.' (https://www.vaseyrslcare.org.au/news-and-events/story-writing-art-competition-opens-monday-3-april/)

Winners

winner The Jinx Kite i "Grandpa, what aircraft did you use", Ken Sillcock , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Two Journeys into Peril : Wartime Letters of Ken and Ron Sillcock, 1940-1945 2009; (p. passim.)
Year of award unknown.
X