Events

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 […]

09 Jun, 2020

Headline Writing

Online masterclass by the Walkley Foundation Learn how to approach headline writing in a range of ways with the 2019 Walkley Award-winner for Best Headline, Baz McAlister. This masterclass is a great opportunity for journalists and editors to add a string to their editing bow with an award-winning expert. Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural […]

02 Jun, 2020

Podcasting for Journalists

Online masterclass by the Walkley Foundation If you’ve been thinking about exploring the podcast format for a story or investigation, don’t miss this masterclass with Eric George, multimedia editor at The Australian who’s been part of the teams behind Walkley-winning podcasts including Bowraville and Lost in Larrimah. Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund. More […]

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