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Dromkeen Medal
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History

The Dromkeen Medal is an annual award, established in 1982, and presented by the Governors of the Courtney Oldmeadow Children’s Literature Foundation.

This award is made annually to an Australian citizen for a significant contribution to the appreciation and development of children’s literature in Australia.

The Dromkeen Medal was designed by Robert Ingpen and depicts the Dromkeen homestead, a sickle moon and boughs of wattle.

The presentation is made in March to commemorate the birth date of the late Courtney Oldmeadow.

Source: http://www.scholastic.com.au/common/dromkeen/medal.asp Sighted: 26/11/2013.

Notes

  • The Dromkeen Medal is an annual award, initiated in 1982 and presented by the Governors of the Courtney Oldmeadow Children's Literature Foundation.

    'This award is made annually to an Australian citizen for a significant contribution to the appreciation and development of children's literature in Australia.

    'The Dromkeen Medal was designed by Robert Ingpen and depicts the Dromkeen homestead, a sickle moon and boughs of wattle.

    'The presentation is made in March to commemorate the birth date of the late Courtney Oldmeadow. '

    Source: Scholastic website, http://www.scholastic.com.au/
    Sighted: 07/03/2011

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Works About this Award

Bookmarks Jason Steger , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 26-27 November 2016; (p. 27)
Edgar Wins Dromkeen Medal 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April/May vol. 87 no. 8 2008; (p. 6)
McVitty Wins Dromkeen Medal 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , March vol. 86 no. 7 2007; (p. 4)
Margaret Hamilton Wins 2004 Dromkeen Medal 2005 single work column
— Appears in: Orana , March vol. 41 no. 1 2005; (p. 37)
Dromkeen Medal 2005 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 49 no. 2 2005; (p. 2)
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