Australian Poetry Slam

The Australian Poetry Slam is a national competition for spoken word artists. Anyone can enter. In 2017, 50 heats will be held in towns, cities and suburbs hold slam heats, in state and territory of Australia. Cafe's, libraries, festivals, community halls, pubs and clubs host these events. Audiences award scores to each poet. The favourite poet from each heat is eligible to compete at a regional or state poetry slam final. The best from each state and territory travel to Sydney, to perform for a packed out audience at the National Final. The national slam champion wins prizes and professional gigs.

Australian Capital Territory poetry slam Heats 2018

COULD YOU BE AUSTRALIA'S NEXT SLAM CHAMPION?

ACT Contact

Andrew Galan
Phone: 0422 459 617
Email: badslamnobiscuit@gmail.com
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ACT FINAL

See Finals page

Click here for information on last year's ACT heats.

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Australian Poetry Slam is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW, as well as Copyright Agency Cultural Fund.