Tip Jar Inaugural Competition announce winners! / by Kian West

Sunday, November 19th saw The Cambridge Hotel sidebar pushed to capacity as local weatherman Gavin Morris introduced the crowd to the inaugural Tip Jar Awards Event.

 Photos courtesy of Steven Pickett

Photos courtesy of Steven Pickett

weatherman gavin morris

With the assistance of Maree Lowes of Sawtooth Studios, they announced the Public Voted winner: Here to tell you by Benn Allsop 

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And then asked Ambassador to the project, Amy Vee, to announce the Judges selected winner: Longer This Time by Paris Grace

Paris Grace

Both winners recieve more than $10,000 in prizes including studio time at the state-of-the-art studios at TAFE NSW, marketing and collateral from EAO Entertainment & Sawtooth Studios, as well as media coverage from Newcastle Live & Newcastle Mirage.