James Dryburgh recently judged a children’s essay competition for the Whitlam Institute.

The competition was from across Tasmania and in public schools.

Tas winners and runners up for each age group are here: http://www.whitlam.org/the_program/what_matters_writing_competition/what_matters_2017

Look out for the yr 5/6 winner with his anti salmon farm piece. http://www.whitlam.org/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/1271666/Year_5-6_Category_Winner_TAS_Maya_Harrington.pdf

Also, the co-national winner was Hobart boy ... a beautiful call to keep nature for future generations: http://www.whitlam.org/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/1271678/Year_11-12_Category_Winner_TAS_Matti_Schwarz.pdf

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