Literary Award


Paul Henningham Award for Literary Excellence

Australian Probus club members are eligible to enter; this award has been named in honour of Rotary International Past District Governor Paul Henningham, OAM, and editor of Probus News for many years. The Paul Henningham Award recognises the role that Paul played in the establishment and development of Probus News. See Probus website for entry details. 

How to enter

Send Active Retirees your poetry, prose, fiction, non-fiction, jokes, recipes or anything else you have created to Active Retirees Editor J0-Anne Hui
E: [email protected]
P: Smile!

Active Retirees magazine
369a Darling St
Balmain, NSW 2041

The prestigious award will be presented to a member of Probus for ‘a literary contribution of outstanding merit’ published in Active Retirees magazine, which, in the opinion of the judging panel, best exemplifies the ‘True Spirit of Probus’.

Articles published from Issue 1 April May 2016 to Issue 5 December January 2017 will be considered by the selection committee.


Visit the Hall of Fame to see recent winners.



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