10 Jul, 2020 to 17 Jul, 2020

Literary Speed Dating 2020

Online event by the Australian Society of Authors A room of publishers and agents. Three minutes to pitch your work. The ASA’s successful Literary Speed Dating series gives writers a unique three-minute opportunity to pitch their manuscript to Australian publishers and agents. Run annually in Sydney, Melbourne and virtually, these events provide members from all […]

08 Jul, 2020

Australasian Reporting Awards – Virtual Seminar

Copyright Agency is a sponsor of the Australasian Reporting Awards Seminar. Hold online this year, the ARA Seminar explores effective reporting to stakeholders. Speakers will address the topic of ‘Re-building trust in these uncertain times’. Naomi Flutter, Wesfarmers’ Executive General Manager, Corporate Affairs will discuss the company’s response to the COVID-19 Crisis; Brian Mahoney LFPRIA […]

30 Jun, 2020

COV-art: WestWords Fundraising Auction

Fundraiser by WestWords WestWords is conducting an online fundraising auction of beautiful illustrated works to continue to build our children and young people’s literacy skills and provide a pathway of literary opportunity. Illustrators who have contributed their work to the exhibition are: Jeannie Baker, Bronwyn Bancroft, Freya Blackwood, Nick Bland, Martin Chatterton, Max Hamilton, Leigh […]

26 Jun, 2020

What to Do After Typing THE END

Online course by the Australian Society of Authors Your publishing options and how to know what’s right for you Have you typed THE END on your book and are wondering what to do next? Navigating the many options can be a minefield. In this 90-minute session you will learn when to know your work is […]

25 Jun, 2020

Griffin Award 2020

Online event by Griffin Theatre Company The Griffin Award is going online! Now in its 23rd year, the prestigious Griffin Award recognises an outstanding play or performance text that displays an authentic, inventive and contemporary Australian voice, with the winner receiving a $10,000 prize. Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund. More information available here.

24 Jun, 2020

Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA)

On Wednesday, 24 June the full results of the 2020 Australasian Reporting Awards will be announced during a virtual Awards Presentation Ceremony that can be accessed via the ARA website. This virtual special event replaces the ARA Awards Presentation Dinner which was cancelled due to Covid-19 constraints. Established in 1950, the ARA helps organisations to […]

14 Jun, 2020

Narrative Scaffolding

Online masterclass by the Australian Society of Authors Do you want to write more compelling prose? Or find out how to write an opening that packs a punch? Join us for this online masterclass with expert presenter Nadine Davidoff, who will expose the hidden scaffolding that undergirds the very best writing. Nadine is a freelance […]

11 Jun, 2020

Book-Length Journalism Projects

Online masterclass by the Walkley Foundation Do you have a book in you? If so, this is the masterclass for you. Walkley Book Award-winning journalist and author Helen Pitt (The House) will take you through the process from planning and research to writing, editing and publication. Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund. More information available […]