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Ribbons of Steel Poetry Award
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This 1999 competition was sponsored by BHP through their 'Ribbons of Steel' sponsoring of the arts programs, to mark their closing down of steel-making in Newcastle. Newcastle City Council also helped with sponsorship. Selected entries in the competition were collected and published in the anthology Ribbons of Steel : Poems and Stories


1999 winner Nostalgia is a Silly Word for This i "All our lives we have eaten its salt", Margaret Harvey , 1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 October 1999; (p. 8)