Even though bushfires rather than downpours are making headlines today, here are the winners from each state and territory of a brand new Driza-Bone in the Crikey-Telstra-Driza-Bone competition.

… And the raincoat goes to: 

ACT
Winner:

  • Sol’s enthusiasm leaves wet spot – Roger Wheatley

Honourable mentions:

  • When Sol tries to shine, fate delivers investors an inkling of the bath to come – Clinton Jacka
  • Telstra’s In, Sol vents! – Cathy Bannister

NEW SOUTH WALES
Winner:

  • Telstra Taunts Rural Users: We’ve got Broadband, Mobile Coverage AND Too Much Water! – Pat Macpherson

Honourable mentions:

  • Sprinkle Sprinkle Little Tsar – Tom McCardell
  • CEO’s fluid presentation precedes liquid lunch – Tim Deyzel
  • Wet suits all round as Trujillo talks up BigPond surfing – Niall Clugston
  • T3 a stinky bore – Ronda Schweinsberg


NORTHERN TERRITORY
Winner:

  • Wring Wring: Why don’t you give Sol a call? – Chris Hallett

Honourable mention:

  • Very Pour Show – Chris Malseed

QUEENSLAND
Winner:

  • Telstra rainmaker showers investor umbrella group – Alan Lander

Honourable mentions:

  • Sol breaks drought on telco future – Alan Lander
  • Sol Trujillo takes shower with board before selling Telstra – David Persson

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Winner:

  • Sol sells T3 by the Sea Shore – Phil Palmer

Honourable mentions:

  • Telstra launch swamped with Sol at the helm – Neil Hogan
  • Sol shines through shower, but no pot of gold – Charles Gillam

TASMANIA
Winner:

  • Sol proves he can be “The Rainmaker” for Telstra – James Walker

VICTORIA
Winner:

  • T3: Jump on in, the water’s fine – Cameron Lewis

Honourable mentions:

  • New Telstra ring tome meets its waterloo – Steve Pivetta
  • Sol proves insoluble – Helen Vorrath
  • Sol baptizes T3 launch – Jim Murray
  • Telstra floats early – Jessica Lascheit

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Winner:

  • Telstra Investors: 10 years in a leaky boat – Mitchell Thomas

Honourable mentions:

  • Sol confirms – T3 a water-tight deal – Mitchell Thomas
  • Sol’s launch moistly OK – John Walters

Winners will be contacted by Crikey. Congratulations!

Peter Fray

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