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The Sydney Morning Herald Younger Writer of the Year Award
Subcategory of Awards Australian Awards
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Offered by the Sydney Morning Herald and held during the Sydney Writers' Festival. The winner received a $200 book pack and the school a Sony eBook Reader and membership of the Pilot Pen Ambassador Program. (Northern District Times, 6 June 2012 p. 31)


2012 inaugural winner Year 7 In Your Face, Brace Bonnie McRae , 2012 single work short story
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26-27 May 2012; (p. 36)