Junior Almanac – Footy Days (“My Country” added verse)

10 year-old Oakleigh State School student Abby Lennon from Brisbane’s inner-west has penned an extra verse for Dorothea Mackellar’s classic “My Country.” It has a decidedly sporting flavour.

Student/Junior Almanac: Encouraging our rising reporters

Phil Dimitriadis is calling on young writers to share their stories about the sports they love to play and watch in 2013.

Write for the Junior Almanac

Welcome to the Junior Almanac page. We publish the words of keen young writers. You can write about footy. But really, we just want to see kids learning to love stories and words, and to become published writers and enthusiastic readers. So we’d love you to write about your passion, whether it be footy or [Read more]