welcome to whitsunday voices youth literature festival

Held in Mackay Queensland in July each year, Whitsunday Voices provides a unique literary and cultural experience for students and residents in the Mackay and surrounding regions. Boasting an impressive line-up of Australia’s leading authors, Whitsunday Voices is the largest festival north of the Sunshine Coast with an unprecedented attendance of over 5000 people.


Wednesday 12 July - Friday 14 July

Do The Write Thing 2016 Programme

Short Story Competition 2016 Winners

Short Story Entry Form 2017

Short Story Competition 2017

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Check out the amazing presenters that joined the 2016 festival here.

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