John Davis wins 2020 online Ekka bush poetry competition

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated August 17 2020 - 8:00am, first published 12:00am
Bushman's tales: RNA 2020 bush poetry winner John Davis delves into a lifetime of memories to write his creations. Picture: supplied.

The south coast of New South Wales is far enough away from Brisbane that it would prevent 83-year-old rhyme-master John Davis from attending the Ekka at the best of times.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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