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Wollongong City Council

Poem Forest

POEM FOREST is a free nature writing prize presented by Red Room Poetry, in partnership with The Australian Botanic Garden.

In 2022 Wollongong City Council and Wollongong Botanic Garden are partnering with POEM FOREST to help grow Wollongong’s urban forest.

Thank you to everyone who entered the 2022 POEM FOREST Prize, over 5,700 poem trees were planted.

Congratulations to all the 2022 winners!

Through the combined effort of the community in planting today, we can create a better tomorrow.

Stay tuned for more information about the 2023 prize.

Poem Forest

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For full details including resources, judges, terms and conditions, how to enter, and winners announcements visit Poem Forest.