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The Advertiser Summer Short Story Competition
Subcategory of Awards Australian Awards
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History

The Advertiser Summer Short Story Competition was open to all primary students (up to 12 years), secondary pupils (aged 13 to 17) and adults (aged over 18). 

Winners

2007 winner Student Life Whirs Past in a Blur Contour Wil Eather , 2007 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 January 2007; (p. 30)
The announcement of the prize, in the Advertiser, 27 January 2007, pp.35, refers to the work's title as 'Contour'.
2007 winner Adult On the Outside Crow Season Jennifer Mills , 2007 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 9 January 2007; (p. 27)
The announcement of the prize, in the Advertiser, 27 January 2007, pp.35, refers to the work's title as 'Crow Season'. The work is published on the author's website under this title.
2006 winner Primary section Wave Girl Fiona Fraser , 2006 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 January 2006; (p. 56)
2006 winner Secondary section Wipe Off the Dust Stuart Burfield , 2006 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 16 January 2006; (p. 49)
2006 winner Adult section The Gift James Dalgarno , 2006 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 9 January 2006; (p. 49)
2004 winner Primary section The Old Fir Tree Lauren Nicole Gibbs , 2004 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 20 January 2004; (p. 30)
2004 winner Secondary section Anna's Hourglass Melanie Rasheed , 2004 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 17 January 2004; (p. 78)
2004 winner Adult category The Secret Place Madeleine Huxtable , 2004 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 14 January 2004; (p. 84)
2003 winner Points of View Helen Bhatia , 2003 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 January 2003; (p. 56)
2002 winner Secondary Leaf of Life Alice Bednarz , 2002 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 January 2002; (p. 38)
2002 winner Adult Man in a Shed Nicola Haywood , 2002 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 9 January 2002; (p. 93)
2001 winner Adult Section Shiny ray of light Michael Belcher , 2001 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 January 2001; (p. 93)
2000 winner Intermediate Section Out of the Blue Lara Popovic , 1999 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 20 December 1999; (p. 57)
2000 winner Adult Section One Day, She'll be a Stranger Prue Mann , 2000 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 January 2000; (p. 51)
1999 winner Junior Category Even the Cat Patrick White , 1998 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 December 1998; (p. 33)
1999 winner Adult Category Firm Friends Helen Van Rooijen , 1998 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 26 December 1998; (p. 89)
1997 winner Blackbird Amy King , 1997 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 26 December 1997; (p. 60)
1996 winner Barry Mark Stevens , 1997 single work short story
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 11 January 1997; (p. 16)
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