Awards

2014
CMAA Gold Guitar Awards – Finalist – Bush Ballad of the Year – I Worship the Water (He Walked On)
Stan Coster Memorial Bush Ballad Awards 2014 – Winner- Songwriter –
I Worship the Water (He Walked On

2013
Gidgee Coal Awards – Winner – Album of the Year – Songs I Wrote for Slim

2010
Gidgee Coal Awards – Winner – Male Vocal – The Bogong
Gidgee Coal Awards – Winner – Album – Milestones
Northern Territory – Winner Bush Ballad of the Year and Song of the Year – “Milestones”
Bungendore Bush Ballad Awards – Finalist – Album, Songwriter, Male Vocal – Milestones, Comedy-Over Fishers Fence
Tamworth Songwriters Association – Finalist Country Ballad-Silent Crosses

2009
Northern Territory Contemporary Song  – “The Long Haul”
Jeff Brown and Ernie Constance
Northern Territory Song of the Year      – “The Long Haul”
Jeff Brown and Ernie Constance

2007
Tamworth Songwriters Association – Winner Comedy Song of the Year – “If They Put a Tax on That”.
Bungendore Bush Ballard Awards – Winner Comedy Song of the Year “If They Put a Tax on That”

2006
Inductee – Country Music Hands of Fame – Hands of Fame Park, Tamworth.

2004
Northern Territory – Winner Bush Ballad of Year – “In Conservations Name”.
Tamworth Songwriters Association – Winner Bush Ballad of the Year Winner with “In Conservations Name”.
Bungendore Bush Ballad Awards – Winner Songwriter Award for “In Conservations Name”.

2002
Tamworth Songwriters Association – Winner Songmaker Award.

2001
Tamworth Songwriters Association – Songmaker Finalist.

2000
Bungendore Bush Ballad Awards – Winner Best Album Award for “Colours of a Song”.
Tamworth Songwriters Association – Winner Bush Ballad of the Year Winner with “Gone Droving Again”.
Bungendore Bush Ballad Awards – Finalist Songwriter Award with “Gone Droving Again”.
Tamworth Songwriters Association – Songmaker Finalist.

1999
Tamworth Songwriters Association – Songmaker Finalist.

1986
Golden Guitar Awards Finalist in Song of the Year category with “The Bush Has Had Enough”.

1983
Slim Dusty won Golden Guitar Heritage Award with “Banjo’s Man” by Ernie Constance.

1977
Slim Dusty won Golden Guitars for best selling track and Best Album with “Things I See Around Me” by Ernie Constance.