Historical information

Trophy awarded to Gumleaf Playing Champion during annual Golden Wattle Festival (now defunct)


The Golden Wattle Festival was held in Spring each year. This trophy is part of the memorabilia collection held by the society.

Physical description

Rectangular polished hardwood trophy awarded to individual winner of Gum Leaf Playing Championship. Trophy tapers from 4cm at base to 2 cm at top.

Inscriptions & markings

Three plaques: Circular Golden Wattle Festival symbol sticker.
Gold coloured metal gum leaf.
Rectangular metal plaque reading "Australian Gumleaf Playing Championship, Golden Gumleaf Award, sponsored by Ampol, won by Les Hawthorne, Palm Beach Queensland 1978"