Welcome to Tasmania 40° South 

Welcome to Tasmania's national and international journal - a magazine that celebrates all that is good about Australia's island state

Richly illustrated with superb photographs, Tasmania 40° South presents the wilderness, culture, industry, wildlife, landscapes and people of Tasmania. 


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Forty South Publishing and the Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English (TATE) announce the winners of the Young Tasmanian Writers' Prize 2014 

...a short fiction competition for Tasmanians enrolled in Years 7-12



Lily Stojcevski, Taroona High School - Mountain. Predator. Shell.

Runners Up

Jorgia Hamilton, Hobart College - Bring me the stars

Emma Jablonski, Ogilvie High School - Hero


Madeline Bailey, Hobart College - Aerial Perspective




Freya Cox, The Friends’ School - Leaf in my Hands

Runners Up

Kirsten Ambrose, Southern Christian College - Pictures with Grandfather

Alice Curtain, Ogilvie High School - Great Man


Anna Walls, St Michael’s Collegiate School - Tasmania

Megan Cowley, Ogilvie High School - The Woodsman

Sophie Lienert, St Michael's Collegiate School - The Magic of Books


The winner of each section receives $300 and publication in Tasmania 40° South magazine. Runners up receive a $30 Fullers Bookshop gift voucher. 

              General information

The Tasmanian Writers' Prize 2014 - winners announced

WINNER: Polly Whittington - The Chimney Pot 

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Stephen Nicol - Flushed Out


Helen Avery - Summer

Joanna Barrett - Seeds of the future

Holly Bruce - Surrounded

Carlene de Tres - Island Living From Childhood and Beyond

Lilly Donkers - Eddystone

Colleen Kerr - Eggshells

Lucinda Madero - Letter to the person leaving

Stu Mentha - Theo

Polly Whittington - What the Bell  


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