Events

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 […]

01 Jun, 2020

FOI for Journalists

Online masterclass by the Walkley Foundation Two webinars for QLD and NSW Learn how to use Freedom Of Information (FOI) requests to underpin your journalism with award-winning journalist and Seven News FOI editor, Alison Sandy. Alison will talk through what kind of information is available and all the tricks and traps for getting hold of […]

29 May, 2020 to 19 Jun, 2020

Pitch Perfect

Online course by the Australian Society of Authors How to prepare yourself for the publishing process Are you looking to publish your book, but you’re unsure of the pitching process? This four-week course, designed for authors writing for readers from middle grade to adult, will address all of the crucial steps you’ll need to take […]

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