Prizes

$2000

The National Association of Loss and Grief

$1000

Pettigrew Family Funerals

$500

The National Association of Loss and Grief

$500

Lifeline

$500

Palliative Care Australia

$250

Awarded by All About Grief for a work about grief or loss after the death of a child

$250

Lake Macquarie Memorial Park

$250

Newcastle Memorial Park

$250

Good Grief

$200

Awarded by Simplicity Funerals

White Lady Funerals Logo

$200

Awarded by White Lady Funerals

David Lloyd Funerals logo

$200

Awarded by David Lloyd Funerals, Newcastle and Hunter Valley

$200

The Norman Beard award

To be awarded to a story about the unending love between two people

Norman passed in 2014. He left his wife Maureen behind, who misses him dearly and thinks of him everyday.

Donated by his granddaughter Jessie

$200

Prize in Memory of

Nathan Charles Richter

Nathan passed away in 2011. Nathan loved writing and used it to express himself mainly in the form of short stories and poems . He was thoughtful , gentle and had a wicked sense of humour . He is so sadly missed but lovingly remembered by family and friends.

Donated by Annette , Joe and Sarah Richter.

$200

Prize in Memory of

Michael Burdett

Michael was a lover of poetry and an accomplished poet. He lived a life of integrity and intellectual curiosity, tempered with whimsical humour.

Donated by Vicki Laveau-Harvie

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In Memoriam

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$200

Calvary Mater Hospital Pastoral Care

Mindframe logo

$100

Awarded by Mindframe - mental ill-health and suicide prevention

$100

National Centre for Childhood Grief

$100

Auspsych Australia

$100

Awarded by Hope Bereavement Care

Health Hunter New England logo

$100

Awarded by Hunter New England Health, Mental Health Services

$100

Awarded by The Blue Knot Foundation

Maclean's Booksellers Logo

$100

Award voucher donated by Maclean's Booksellers - You must be a member of the HWC to receive this award.

HWC logo

$100

Hunters Writers Centre

HWC logo

$100

People's Choice Award donated by Hunter Writers Centre

Grieve Anthologies

Stories, essays, poems selected by the judges of the Grieve Writing Competition .