1937-11-01 Literary

1937-11-01 Literary1st November, 1937ShareShareSharePlay-Writing Contest – Open to all without restrictionPlay-Writing Contest – Open to all without restrictionFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingPlay-Writing Contest – Open to all without restrictionGroup NameSuburbStatePointsPlacing”Pipe Clay Gold” by Harold CurnowBendigoVictoriaAwarded to”Astral Journey” by Dorothy BlewettEast MelbourneVictoriaAwarded to”The Greens of Green Street” by Mary L. LaneQuantongVictoriaAwarded to”Dr. Michael and Love” by Norma J. MortonUrallaNew […]

1935-11-02 Essays

1935-11-02 Essays2nd November, 1935ShareShareShareEssay: Biographical: Competitors to select from: Robert Clive, Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Bronte Sisters, Charles James FoxFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingFlorenceWoodbridgeEast CamberwellVictoria1stJohn F.AllenBallaratVictoria2ndMary L.LaneQuantongVictoriaHonourable MentionEssay: AestheticFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMaryLaneQuantongVictoria1stLoris W.NairnProspect ParkSouth Australia2ndThomasDawsonCheltenhamSouth AustraliaHonourable MentionLiterary SketchFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMurrayLeeNewsteadSouth Australia1stHilary GeorgeBallaratVictoria2nd

1934-11-05 Essays

1934-11-05 Essays5th November, 1934ShareShareShareEssay: Biographical: Competitors may select from: Charles Dickens, Disraeli, Mrs. Robert Browning or Captain CookFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMaurice McCarthyHawthornVictoria91.001stFlorenceWoodbridgeEast CamberwellVictoria85.002ndJohn F.AllenBallaratVictoria83.00Honourable MentionEssay: Aesthetic: Social Criticism in Modern LiteratureFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingRonald B.NeilGlen IrisVictoria86.001stMauriceMcCarthyHawthornVictoria84.002ndBlanche M.NewmanNorth CroydonSouth Australia82.00Honourable MentionScripture Subject: “My Favorite Gospel, and Why” (Open to those under 20 years of age)First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingLinBrowneKewVictoria92.001stAustralian Literary SketchFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingHilaryGeorgeBallaratVictoria90.001stMary L.LaneQuantongVictoria84.002ndMauriceMcCarthyHawthornVictoria83.00Honourable […]

1933-12-12 Essays

1933-12-12 Essays12th December, 1933ShareShareShareEssay: “Thirty-two Years of Federation in Australia”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingAlexander J.PetrieCoburgVictoria94.001stAlfred J.ClarkeBallaratVictoria91.002ndEdward A.SmithMoonee PondsVictoria90.00Equal 3rdJohn A.AtkinsonCoburgVictoria90.00Equal 3rdMalcolmClarkeMordiallocVictoria89.00Honourable MentionEssay: “John Galsworthy, The Man and His Books”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingLinBrowneKewVictoria94.001stMalcolm J.HowieCreswickVictoria91.002ndFlorenceWoodbridgeEast CamberwellVictoria90.003rdVictoriaCarterBalwynVictoria89.00Honourable MentionScripture Subject: “What, in your view, would be the best way to provide for and conduct Bible classes for young people?” Scripture Subject: “What, in your […]

1932-11-11 Essays

1932-11-11 Essays11th November, 1932ShareShareShareEssay: “The Influence of Novels on Social Reform”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingHilaryGeorgeBallaratVictoria92.001stVictoria E.CarterBalwynVictoria90.002ndJ. C.LawtonGeelongVictoria88.00Equal 3rdJohnAtkinsonCoburgVictoria88.00Equal 3rdEssay: “George Bernard Shaw – Present Day Prophet”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingLucyPrattBallaratVictoria93.001stIreneKennyMalvernVictoria90.002ndFlorenceOlsenCheltenhamVictoria88.00Equal 3rdJ. C.LawtonGeelongVictoria88.00Equal 3rdEssay: “Disarmament: Its Ideals and Limitations”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingJ. C.LawtonGeelongVictoria85.001stHelenaBondMedindieSouth Australia79.002ndAlan W.CookeGeelongVictoria72.003rdRobert A.MorrisonBendigoVictoria71.00Honourable MentionScripture Subject: “The Book of Jonah, Its Message and Value”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingLucyPrattBallaratVictoria70.001stLilyDeaneGeelongVictoria68.002ndAlice L.JonesRochesterVictoria67.00Equal 3rdRuthTrenthemYarravilleVictoria67.00Equal 3rdScripture Subject: “What is Meant […]

1930-11-03 Essays

1930-11-03 Essays3rd November, 1930ShareShareShareEssay: “Australia’s Duties and Responsibilities Under The Mandates”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingLucyPrattBallaratVictoria95.001stAlexMorrisonBendigoVictoria92.002ndRubyMartinSydneyNew South Wales89.003rdErmyn A.MorrisUnley ParkSouth Australia85.00Honourable MentionThomas J.HingstonBallaratVictoria85.00Honourable MentionEssay: “The Problem of Leisure”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingAlex.MorrisonBendigoVictoria98.001stIda M.JutsumPascoe ValeVictoria97.002ndWilliam H.GuardCoburgVictoria95.00Equal 3rdMargaret M.CrossDaylesfordVictoria95.00Equal 3rdJeanCoulsonGeelongVictoria95.00Equal 3rdEssay: “Women Pioneers of Australia”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMrs. F. L.SandersClareSouth Australia93.001stJohn A.AtkinsonCoburgVictoria91.002ndEffie M.KielBuln Buln EastVictoria90.003rdNoraKellyNorth AdelaideSouth Australia80.00Honourable MentionEssay: “Marconi”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingLucyPrattBallaratVictoria96.001stMrs. F. L.SandersClareSouth Australia90.002ndNoraKellyNorth AdelaideSouth Australia86.003rdAlex.MorrisonBendigoVictoria82.00Honourable MentionEssay: […]

1929-11-04 Essays

1929-11-04 Essays4th November, 1929ShareShareShareEssay: “The Future of Aviation in Australia”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingLucy E.PrattBallaratVictoria95.001stMrs. F. L.SandersClareSouth Australia93.002ndCharles H.MundayRegentVictoria92.003rdRobert A.MorrisonBendigoVictoria90.00Honourable MentionLillian B.GarrettKewVictoria90.00Honourable MentionEssay: “Industrial Peace”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingGeorgeJamesMaryboroughQeensland95.001stRobertMorrisonBendigoVictoria93.002ndCharlesJutsumPascoe ValeVictoria90.003rdNoraKellyNorth AdelaideSouth Australia88.00Honourable MentionArchieMillerClaytonVictoria88.00Honourable MentionEssay: “Etchings and Etchers of Australia”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingRubyMartinSydneyNew South Wales95.001stNoraKellyNorth AdelaideSouth Australia92.002ndMrs. F. L.SandersClareSouth Australia90.003rdLucy E.PrattBallaratVictoria88.00Honourable MentionEssay: “Sir Douglas Mawson”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingLucy E.PrattBallaratVictoria100.001stMrs. F. L. SandersClareSouth Australia94.002ndCharles H.MundayRegentVictoria92.003rdJoanWylyBeecroftNew South Wales90.00Honourable […]

1928-12-01 Essays

1928-12-01 Essays1st December, 1928ShareShareShareEssay: “Why I Should Buy Australian Manufactured Goods”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingRev. W. H.GuardCoburgVictoria98.001stMrs. Phyllis R.MoranElsternwickVictoria90.002ndMary RichardsonCoburgVictoria89.003rdT.DuffieldKingswoodSouth Australia88.00Honourable MentionEssay: “The Effect Of Power Farming On Production”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingA. G.BurnetTraralgonVictoria95.001stR. A.MorrisonBendigoVictoria85.002ndEssay: “Outlawing War By World Arbitration”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingF.HamleyOakleighVictoria96.001stNoraKellyNorth AdelaideSouth Australia93.002ndL.ScottKewVictoria90.003rdR. A.MorrisonBendigoVictoria86.00Honourable MentionEssay: “The Bicentenary of Captain Cook”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingJ. F. SennettEast KewVictoria90.00Honourable MentionJ. A.AtkinsonCoburgVictoria96.001stR. A.MorrisonBendigoVictoria94.002ndMrs. F. L.SandersClareSouth Australia91.003rdEssay: “The […]

1927-10-29 Essays

1927-10-29 Essays29th October, 1927ShareShareShareEssay: “The League of Nations and Its Influence in the Prevention of War”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingL.ScottKewVictoria91.001stMrs. F. L.SandersClareSouth Australia88.002ndHamiltonLambGeelongVictoria84.003rdH.MundayCoburgVictoria80.00Honourable MentionPhyllis R.MintyWindsorVictoria75.00Honourable MentionArchieMillerClaytonVictoria73.00Honourable MentionEssay: “The Effect of the Motor Car on the Industrial, Recreational and Religious Life”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingElsie I.HitchcockBuninyongVictoria96.001stJ. A.AtkinsonCoburgVictoria90.002ndEssay: “The Educational Value of Travel”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMargaret M.CrossDaylesfordVictoria90.001stNorma C.BullSurrey HillsVictoria82.002ndCharles H.MundayCoburgVictoria80.003rdJ. A.AtkinsonCoburgVictoria75.00Honourable MentionEssay: “The Right Hon. […]

1926-10-30 Essays

1926-10-30 Essays30th October, 1926ShareShareShareEssay: “The Victorian Government’s Electricity Commission Scheme in Relation to Provincial Cities and Country Districts”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingPhyllis R.MintyWindsorVictoria82.001stHamiltonLambGeelongVictoria79.002ndBruce H.McConnellMelbourneVictoria70.003rdJohn H.HorneQueenscliffVictoriaHonourable MentionEssay: “Labor Unions and their relation to Industrial unrest”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingH. LambGeelongVictoria85.001stW. H.GuardElsternwickVictoria80.002ndC.JutsumPascoe ValeVictoria78.003rdC. A.BrowneNorth MelbourneVictoria75.00Honourable MentionEssay: “Broadcasting: Its value to the community and its possibilities”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingLillias B.GarrettKewVictoria96.001stJ. A.AtkinsonCoburgVictoria91.002ndBeatriceBoardmanPrahranVictoria88.003rdC. H.MundayCoburgVictoria85.00Honourable MentionEssay: “Sir Bertram Mackennal”First […]

1924-10-25 Essays

1924-10-25 Essays25th October, 1924ShareShareShareEssay: “The Comparative Value of Primary and Secondary Industries to a Nation”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingDavid VaughanEast KewVictoria95.001stCardiaAtkinsonCoburgVictoria90.002ndMartinRobertsonWollongongNew South Wales75.003rdEssay: “Ramsay Macdonald”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingBertramWhitcombeBirregurraVictoria80.001stLeighScottKewVictoria73.002ndEssay: “The Value of Australian Literature in the Development of National Ideals”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingPhyllisHentyWindsorVictoria88.001stLeighScottKewVictoria86.002ndDavidVaughanEast KewVictoria85.003rdJohnHowardSouth YarraVictoria75.00Honourable MentionAustralian Story (limit 700 words)First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingPhilipAbsonKewVictoria95.001stBeatriceParsonsArmadaleVictoria90.002ndPansySmithCaulfieldVictoria80.003rdThomasDuffieldAdelaideSouth Australia78.00Honourable MentionElvineLethbridgeMeltonVictoria75.00Honourable MentionMrs. I. M.TibbsBelleriveTasmania72.00Honourable MentionOriginal PoemFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMrs. F. L.SandersClareSouth Australia90.001stEna M.GilbertNorth […]

1923-10-31 Essays

1923-10-31 Essays31st October, 1923ShareShareShareEssay – “Exploration and Settlement of Victoria”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingJ. A.AtkinsonCoburgVictoria95.001stBertramWhitcombeMillpollVictoria94.002ndHerbert H.AllenRomseyVictoria90.003rdEssay – “Have Revolutions Benefitted a Nation or the Human Race Generally?”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingHamiltonLambBallaratVictoria95.001stAlbertFoxcroftBrightonVictoria91.002ndEssay – “The Protection of Australia’s Birds and Animals” (Open to those who have never won a First Prize at the South Street Competitions)First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingRonald I.DouglasMelbourneVictoria95.001stCyrill H. H.JerrardGayndahQeensland92.002ndCardia L.AtkinsonCoburgVictoria90.003rdEssay – “Lord […]

1922-10-28 Essays

1922-10-28 Essays28th October, 1922ShareShareShareEssay: “Is the Supremacy of the White Race Declining?”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingAlbertFoxcroftBrightonVictoria91.001stJ. A.AtkinsonCoburgVictoria88.002ndRev. J. H. C.LawtonMelbourneVictoria87.00Equal 3rdA. T.GarrettBrisbaneQeensland87.00Equal 3rdEssay: “Empire Builders of the Nineteenth Century”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingJ. A.AtkinsonCoburgVictoria96.001stBruce B.MorrisSurrey HillsVictoria93.002ndMinnie K.FunstonBrisbaneQeensland89.003rdLeighScottKewVictoria86.00Honourable MentionEssay: “Sport as an Element in the Making of a Nation” (Open to those who have never won a first prize at the South […]

1921-10-29 Essays

1921-10-29 Essays29th October, 1921ShareShareShareEssay: “Anzac and What it Implies”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingJohn B.HowardBenallaVictoria225.001stCaroline L.DanielMordiallocVictoria207.002ndCharlotteRoxburghSydneyNew South Wales200.003rdCoreenNormanAdelaideSouth Australia205.00Honourable MentionAlbert H.LoweGeelongVictoria186.00Honourable MentionD. H.PeterGeelongVictoria185.00Honourable MentionEssay: “City Centralisation and Its Remedies”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingA. A.DunnAdelaideSouth Australia1stW. H.GuardCampbell’s CreekVictoria2ndMrs. H. J.InglisGnotukVictoria3rdC. E.WyettThebartonSouth AustraliaHonourable MentionMrs. H. McElveryBelgraveVictoriaHonourable MentionL. G.GrayBrightonVictoriaHonourable MentionAmyMatchettWarrugulVictoriaHonourable MentionEssay: “The Virtues and Value of Country Life” (Open to those who have never won […]

1920-10-30 Essays

1920-10-30 Essays30th October, 1920ShareShareShare”Alfred Deakin, His Life and Work”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingH. RushburyRichmondVictoria75.001stAlbertFoxcroftHamptonVictoria70.002ndJohn A.AtkinsonCoburgVictoria66.003rdGeorgeBrownEssendonVictoria60.00Honourable MentionAdaLee-BrownSydneyNew South Wales60.00Honourable Mention”Art As Applied To Education”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingG. F.MintyWindsorVictoria100.001stB.CampbellGeelongVictoria65.002ndDorothyDwyerGeelongVictoria50.003rd”The Need of Production and the Sin of Extravagance”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingT. HarrisBallVictoria88.001stT. J.CheshireCanterburyVictoria85.002ndT. E.DavisElsternwickVictoria83.003rdC. L.DanielMordiallocVictoria81.00Honourable MentionJ. B.HowardRichmondVictoria81.00Honourable MentionOriginal Tale – Must deal with Australian Sentiment or SubjectFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingK. M. P.StoneAdelaideSouth Australia1stBeatriceThorntonCanterburyVictoria2ndB.CampbellGeelongVictoria3rdEllieRussellHornsbyNew South WalesHonourable MentionEllenWestStawellVictoriaHonourable MentionAustralian […]