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Win a trip to the 2019 IFAJ Congress

The Alltech/IFAJ Young Leaders Award recognises journalists who are 35 years old or younger and show leadership potential. The 10 winners will be invited to attend the IFAJ Congress and a two-day boot camp, with registration costs covered by Alltech.   Entries close on February 8, 2019.

The Farm Writers' Star Prize recognises excellence in print and broadcast journalism in NSW. You must be a member of Farm Writers' to enter.  Our winners will attend the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) Congress, with registration and some travel costs covered by Farm Writers'.  They will also be entered in the national judging for the opportunity to represent Australia in the international contest run by the IFAJ.  Entries are now open.

Farm Writers' members can enter the IFAJ Photography Prize here.  There is also a national contest - the Australian Star Prize for Rural Photography - with a cash prize of $1000, sponsored by the Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists (ACAJ).

To enter, go to:

·         2019 Farm Writers' Star Prize For Rural Writing. Closes January 21, 2019

·        2019 Farm Writers' Star Prize For Rural Broadcasting (includes television, radio and online broadcasting). Closes January 21, 2019.

·         IFAJ Alltech Young Leaders Award. Closes February 8, 2019

·         2019 Australian Star Prize for Rural Photography. Closes January 21, 2019