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.

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NSW Albury Slam Poetry Workshop

  • Albury Library Museum 540 Kiewa Street Albury, NSW, 2640 Australia (map)

Venue: Albury Library Museum
540 Kiewa St, Albury NSW
Cost: $25 / $15 concession / free to under 18s - book here

Contact: Ann-Maree Ellis -


Earlier Event: September 12
NSW Parramatta Poetry Slam Heat
Later Event: September 15
NSW Wagga Wagga Poetry Slam Heat