Grandparents Day Competition 2023

Grandparents Day is marked across Australia on the last Sunday of October and aims to celebrate the role grandparents and older people play in our society. The Story Telling 2023 competition asked  Territorians of all ages to share their grandie stories, poems, words of advice and letters with us.

Winning Stories

The winners were:

  • Primary School Age Category – Maurice Petterson (read his winning story, My Nanny)
  • Middle / High School Category – Kaleb Collins (read his winning story, My Nana about his Nana, Lynette Bonson)
  • Open Age Category – Jody Kopp (read her winning story, Nana Fred and Pop Kev’s Farm)

Other Stories

A selection of other entries can be read below. Poignant, funny, silly, moving – this selection from writers of all ages also delighted the judges. We would like to thank all of those writers who submitted their work to us.

Page updated: 29 January 2024