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Star Prize for Writing

Have you written the best rural story published in NSW or the ACT? Enter now and you could win a trip to the Netherlands.


The 2018 Australia Star Prize Award For Rural Writing in NSW and the ACT recognises excellence in print journalism and enables the winner to network with the world’s top agricultural journalists.

New and continuing members of the Farm Writers’ Association of NSW are invited to enter one article of broad agricultural interest that has been published in print or online during 2017.

The state winner will attend the IFAJ conference and will have his/her story entered in the national contest to determine Australia’s entry for the International Federation for Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) Star Prize for Print. The international prize will be presented at the IFAJ Congress in the Netherlands from July 10-15, 2018.

The Farm Writers’ Association of NSW will cover the cost of flights, accommodation and registration for the IFAJ Congress (to the maximum value of $5,000). The national prize is also a trip to attend the 2018 congress.

Entries must be received by close of business Februatry 21, 2018.

Click here for entry details.

Click here to join the Farm Writers’ Association of NSW.

For more information contact Ben Waters at ben.waters@fticonsulting.com or on (02) 8247 8019.