The 2013 Quest has been cancelled due to insufficient entries.
Being this is the second year this has accurred, the future
re the Bush Balladeer Star Quest has yet to be decided.
We don't see it as a lack of upcoming talent, but we do
see that the self promotion dynamics have changed and there
are now many opportunities to self promote with the an ever
growing amount of bush ballad Festivals, events, shows and
media avenues that weren't available when the Quest was
There are many fantastic young balladeers coming through,
and we applaud that and will continue in whatever way we
can to support upcoming bush ballad talent.
Since the Star Quest's inception in 2000 the Quest has brought
great Bush Ballad talent to the fore and we are very proud
of that achievement.
The Association wishes to thank those who did enter for
the 2013 Quest and wish you all the best in your musical