prizes & awards

Songwriter The Great Southern Song Comp


  • 1st prize aud $6,000

  • 2nd prize aud $1,500

  • 3rd prize aud $500


Songwriter The Great Southern Song Comp  …  In honour of Margaret Urlich

1st Interim Award:   – $1,000.00 …  WINNER was Tamsin Lancaster with her song ”All My Fault” (co-writer Nick Zaharius)
In honour of songwriter – Brenton Roberts aka Washuntara
The Lisa j Aston Aim For The Sky – Just Get On With It – Motivation Award  winner to be announced Saturday September 24 2022.

2nd Interim Award:  – $1,000.00 … WINNER was Kevin Bennett & Angus Gill with their song ”Listen to Country” 
In honour of songwriter – Chris Bailey ‘words bring back a fountain of memories’ –  The Roni Wildeboer Seize The Day – Carpe Diem – Incentive Award  your chance to win aud$1,000.00 to further your career – winner to be announced Saturday November 26 2022

3rd Interim Award:  – 4 x $250 gift vouchers …Winner was Joe Burnham with his song ”Fool Yourself”
The Excellence in Music Award – in honour of the memory of two great musicians – songwriter/guitarist Jimi Hendrix & Tony Starr (keyboards – The Machinations) – with your chance to 4  gift vouchers to help further your career each valued at aud$250 to use at the Gladesville Guitar Factory – Michael Chalker and his hard working team will be looking forward to helping you – deadline for entry 11th February 2023 midnight Sydney Australia time – winners announced  February 25, 2023

4th Interim Award: – worth $1,000.00 … Winner was Katie Reid with her song ”Pink Toothbrush”
In honour of The Choirboys Drummer – Lindsay Tebbutt – songwriter We present – The Roxanne Kiely & Stephen Kiely – Songsalive! Australia Encouragement Award  your chance to win aud $1,000.00 to further your career or to contribute towards your costs for your travel (1 person only –  accommodation provided) however travel is at your own cost to and from a very special face to face song writing weekend workshop (October 2023) courtesy of Songsalive! Australia – held in Katoomba NSW Australia – valued at aud$300   Plus lessons at ScoopFX Music to the value of aud$500.00 (these can be done online) full details yet to be announced  – winner announced Saturday February 25 2023

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