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W.J. Miles Memorial Competition
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A prize of £50 was] offered for the W. J Miles memorial competition for a poem that was Australian in spirit and feeling.The prize money was contributed by friends of the late W J. Miles in appreciation of his devotion to his country. The Jindyworobak Club sponsored the competition and had sole rights over publication for six months, with possession of copyright of anything published on a 30-50 basis.  (


1945 winner Poetry Prize Harvest Time i "Across my life, this year's a watershed.", Victor Williams , 1946 single work poetry
— Appears in: Harvest Time and Other Poems 1946; Hammers and Seagulls : Poems 1966; (p. 14-21)
1944 winner y separately published work icon The Australian Dream Ian Mudie , Adelaide : Jindyworobak Publications , 1943 Z338085 1943 sequence poetry