The Port Stephens Examiner






1st            $500    Retribution                         Annette Siketa               Enfield SA

2nd           $300    The Statue                         Lorraine Yudaeff               Fern Bay

Equal 3rd   $75       Building the Fort                Jacqui Winn                Possum Brush

Equal 3rd   $75      House Swap                        aneen Samuel               Hamilton Vic

Most Highly commended : in order


     $50    The Colonoscopy                  Phil Murray                       Nelson Bay         

     $50    Thanksgiving Day                 Jean Thornton          Williamstown Vic        

     $25    Consequences                        Jacqui Winn                 Possum Brush

     $25    Just a Doll                             Helen Iles                     Oldbury WA


Highly commended : in order

     Jack’s Day                             Maggie Venesse       Coffs Harbour

     The Question of My Sister   Kerrin O’Sullivan    Middle Park Vic

     Carrots                                 Penny Lane                    Nelson Bay

     Saliva Web                            Maggie Veness         Coffs Harbour

     Eejits                                    Margaret Reid      Williamstown Vic

     The Swagman                        Gary Hilder     Lemon Tree Passage


Commended : in order

                         Light                                     Julia Archer             Broadview SA

                         Centruian Jack                      Stephanie McCarthy  Eden Hills SA

                         The Lebanese Cucumber        Jim Mather                          Wyong

                         Arabian Pearls                       Margaret D Guthrie   Bribie Island Qld

                         Playing the Game                   Joy Cooksey                  Harrington

                         The Burning Monk                 E Speers                        Dover Tas


Tanilba House Award    sponsor Helen Taylor

                    $100    House Swap                     Janeen Samuel            Hamilton Vic


Thank you to our sponsors The Examiner : Port Stephens Council : Lemon Tree Passage Bowling Club : Helen Taylor – ‘Tanilba House’ : Angus & Robertson, Salamander Bay and the  volunteers at Tilligerry Adult and Community Education – ‘TACE’

Lloyd Hogg, Kevin Colman, Helen Taylor and Geoff Walker - the finalist judges