Another wonderful response to the young writers annual conference - Saturday 13 Sept. Gold Coast (Banora Point Baptist facilities). 36 came from Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and New Zealand - Christchurch, Cambridge, Rotorua and Auckland.
The conference program saw Josh Hinds launch the Christian Author Registry Depository (C.A.R.D.), Laura Veolos (Melbourne) and Jeremy Suisted (Cambridge) present the Aust / NZ Young Writer Leadership Group direction, followed by Natalie Chu of Christian Today who revealed their demography readership 18-30. Laura then spoke on the coordinator's role, and Jared Diprose his art (Auckland), Sophia Sinclair then led a workshop on Finding Your Voice and into small groups, followed by Jeremy Dover on the New Reformation and finally Gavin Lawrie a reflection.
Aust 'Basil Sellers' - Danielle Stott
NZ 'Basil Sellers' - Casey Murray
NZ Theological - Jeremy Suisted
Aust Consistency - Sarah Young
NZ Consistency - Sophia Sinclair
Aust Most Improved - Alex Gillespie
NZ Most Improved - Matt Browning
Sports: Brad Mills,
Annemarie de Villiers,