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Reg Poole (OAM)

Traditional Australian Bush Balladeer

The Gentle Giant of Country Music, Reg Poole has been elevated to the Roll of Renown, and received an order of Australia medal in 2006.

He has been in the art of entertainment for over three decades and doesn’t seem to be slowing down.

The three times Golden Guitar winner is one of Australia’s most well-known and loved bush balladeers.

He is also a talented award-winning songwriter who has toured this vast land many times over.........

More about Reg

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From his rural country origins, Reg has toured and appeared at all the major venues in Australia.

A talented bush balladeer in the traditional Australian country music style, Reg has written and recorded an immense amount of material.

He is the recipient of numerous golden guitar awards for both writing and performing.

In 2006 Reg was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM).

Also, the 33rd inductee to the prestigious Roll of Renown.


Click on an image to visit Reg's website and find out more about each album.


Australian Roll of Renown

The Australian Roll of Renown honours Australian and New Zealander musicians who have shaped the music industry by making a significant and lasting contribution to Country Music. It was inaugurated in 1976 and the inductee is announced at the Country Music Awards of Australia in Tamworth in January.

YearNominee / WorkAwardResult
2006Reg PooleAustralian Roll of RenownInductee

Country Music Awards of Australia

The Country Music Awards of Australia (CMAA) (also known as the Golden Guitar Awards) is an annual awards night held in January during the Tamworth Country Music Festival, celebrating recording excellence in the Australian country music industry. They have been held annually since 1973.

YearNominee / WorkAwardResult
1974Reg PooleNew Talent of the YearWon
1981"The Warrumbungle Mare "Heritage AwardWon
1985"When the Big Mobs Came to Bourke"Heritage AwardWon

Tamworth Songwriters Awards

The Tamworth Songwriters Association (TSA) is an annual songwriting contest for original country songs, awarded in January at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. They commenced in 1986.

YearNominee / WorkAwardResult
2014Reg PooleSongmaker AwardAwarded