Rhonda M. Tallnash - Australian Champion Bush Poet and Children's Author
Accepting the 'Bundy Barrel' as the Queensland Female Bush Poetry Performance Champion in Bundaberg in July 2014 with Sandy Lees (left) and Edna Harvey (right).
With the 'Bundy Barrel' and her other trophies in Bundaberg in July 2014.
At home with the 'Bundy Barrel' and the beautiful hand-crafted glass cockatoo by glass artist Peter Minson - the trophy she was awarded for being the New South Wales Female Bush Poetry Performance Champion in Binalong in September 2014.
Performing at the Longyard Hotel in Tamworth in January 2014.
Accepting the Bubbles Garry Trophy as the New South Wales Female Bush Poetry Performance Champion in Binalong in September 2014 from members of Bubbles' family who kindly donated the beautiful glass cockatoo crafted by Peter Minson from Binalong.
Above and below: Rhonda with the Australian Bush Poetry Open Female Performance Champion awards
Above: Rhonda with Sue Pearce, Jenny Markwell and Lisa Ride for Second Place in the Open Women's Original Humorous
Above right: Rhonda with Sue Pearce, Jenny Markwell and Maureen Luke being awarded First Place in the Open Women's Original Serious
Rhonda being interviewed on WIN News.
Top - Rhonda holding the 2016 Yarnspinner of the Festival award
From left - Jason Roweth, 2015 Poet of the Festival, Chris McGinty 2016 Poet of the Festival, Rhonda, and Claire Reynolds 2015 Yarnspinner of the Festival
Clockwise from top left: NSW Bush Poetry Championships in Binalong in September 2016 - Rhonda with Heather Searles and Sue Pearce accepting first place for The Original Poem Section, Rhonda accepting the 2016 NSW Female Bush Poetry Champion prize - the 'Bubbles Garry Award' from the Garry Family, all the placegetters for the competition - Rhonda with (from left) Ken Potter, Ted Webber, Ralph Scrivens, Terry Regan, Heather Searles and Sue Pearce, and Rhonda with Terry Regan - the NSW Male Bush Poetry Champion.
The poets who performed at the St. Arnaud Country Music Festival in October 2016 - from left: Ross Vallance, Rhonda, Neil McArthur, Kathy Vallance, Col Milligan and Julie Morris