Must-have resources, great tips, competitions and more... join our community today!
Sign up
s

Courses bloggers love

Slider BFB 1

Blogging for Beginners

Got something to say, but not sure how to go about it? Blogging connects you with a global audience, and we'll show you how to make the most of it.

How to Get More Blog Readers grid

How to Get More Blog Readers

Go from zero (comments) to hero with our techniques to increase your blog readership. Attract an active audience to your digital soapbox today!

Slider MN1 1

Magazine and Newspaper Writing Stage 1

Do you dream of appearing in your favourite publication? Learn how to craft a well-rounded story and catch the eye of discerning editors.

Business-of-Freelancing-Grid

The Business of Freelancing

If you're keen to get started as a freelance writer, but you're not sure about the nuts and bolts of it all, this course is for you!

2014 Sponsors

Trafalgar

Random House Australia

Best Australian Blogs: Finalists 2014

2014 Finalists

We’re thrilled to announce the finalists of the Best Australian Blogs Competition 2014. The competition was dominated by talented bloggers who inspired us with their stories, ideas and, most of all, their writing.

Well done to everyone who entered and congratulations to the finalists!

Scroll down to check out these talented folk, and if you’re feeling inspired to create your own blog (but aren’t sure where to begin), our popular online course Blogging for Beginners is just what you need!


Lifestyle/Hobby finalists

The Plant HunterThe Planthunter
Georgina Reid, NSW
@theplanthunter

www.theplanthunter.com.au


Hiking FiascoHiking Fiasco
Mr Hiking Fiasco, VIC
@HikingFiasco

www.hikingfiasco.com


bab14-centralstationCentral Station
Steph Coombes, WA
@centralstation6

www.centralstation.net.au


bab14-styleshespokeStyle She Spoke
Style She Spoke, VIC
@styleshespoke

www.styleshespoke.com


bab14-timetravelturtleTime Travel Turtle
Michael Turtle, NSW
@michaelturtle

www.timetravelturtle.com


Commentary finalists

The flying phdThe Flying PhD
Andrew Weatherall, NSW
@doc_andy_w

www.theflyingphd.wordpress.com


Titus oreilyTitus O’Reily
Titus O’Reily, VIC
@TitusOReily

www.titusoreily.com


The shovelThe Shovel
The Shovel, VIC
@The_Shovel_

www.theshovel.com.au


The koori womanThe Koori Woman
The Koori Woman, NSW
@TheKooriWoman

www.thekooriwoman.wordpress.com


TV TonightTV Tonight
David Knox, VIC
@tvtonightau

www.tvtonight.com.au


Food finalists

Hungry AustralianThe Hungry Australian
Christina Soong, SA
@HungryAustralia

www.hungryaustralian.com


TuckerTucker
Tucker, VIC
@hey_tucker

www.heytucker.com


120 dollars food challengeThe $120 Food Challenge
Sandra Reynolds, VIC
@120dollarsfood

www.120dollarsfoodchallenge.com


stylepotstylepot
Ell, QLD
@ell_stylepot

www.stylepot.com.au


ChewtownChew Town
Amanda Michetti, NSW
@chewtowntweet

www.chewtown.com


Personal and Parenting finalists

Anna Spargo RyanAnna Spargo-Ryan
Anna Spargo-Ryan, VIC
@annaspargoryan

www.blog.annaspargoryan.com


Big words blogbigwords
Bianca Wordley, SA
@bigwordsblog

www.bigwordsblog.com


that space in betweenthat space in between
Sarah Wayland, NSW
@thatspaceinbtwn

www.thatspaceinbetween.com


Kirsty Rice online4 kids, 20 suitcases and a beagle
Kirsty Rice, SA
@kirsty_rice

www.kirstyriceonline.com


Carly FindlayCarly Findlay
Carly Findlay, VIC
@carlyfindlay

www.carlyfindlay.blogspot.com


Business finalists

SwishdesignSwish Design Blog
Kelly Exeter, WA
@kellyexeter

www.swishdesign.com.au/category/blog/


CopywritemattersThe Copy Detective
The Copy Detective, VIC
@copywritemattrs

www.copywritematters.com.au/blog/


Socially SortedSocially Sorted
Donna Moritz, QLD
@sociallysorted

www.sociallysorted.com.au


Michael HansonMichael Hanson
Michael Hanson, QLD
@imichaelhanson

www.michaelhanson.tv


Blue wire mediaBluewire Media
Adam Franklin, NSW
@Franklin_Adam

www.bluewiremedia.com.au/blog


Rebekah CampbellThe tech startup
Rebekah Campbell, NSW
@rebekahposse

www.rebekahcampbell.com


Words and Writing finalists

bab14-fictionersFictioner’s Net
Nick Hudson, NSW
@Nicktatorship

www.fictioners.net


Denise MooneyOn Writing, Publishing & Freelancing
Denise Mooney, VIC
@denisemooney_

www.denisemooney.com.au


Book to the futureBook to the Future
Michelle McLaren, NSW
@booktothefuture

www.booktothefuture.com.au


Lee KofmanThe Writing Life
Lee Kofman, VIC
@LeeKofman

www.leekofman.com.au/category/the-writing-life/


Andrew Hutchinsontwenty six
Andrew Hutchinson, VIC
@adhutchinson

www.andrewhutchinson.com.au

Feeling inspired to create your own blog? Check out our popular online course Blogging for Beginners!