22 Jan, 2018 to 21 May, 2018

Griffith Review 62: Novella Project VI – Call for Submissions

A year on from Australian Parliament passing legislation to allow same-sex marriage, Griffith Review 62: All Things Equal – The Novella Project VI will tease out what this means: is it a sign of a new-found appetite for equality? The primacy of love and family? A measure of a flawed political process, or the mark of a […]

15 Jan, 2018 to 19 Feb, 2018

Call for Entries: John Fries Award 2018

The John Fries Award is an annual $10,000 art award recognising the talents of early career visual artists from across Australia and New Zealand. Entry to the John Fries Award will be open to artists of all ages and disciplines who identify as early career artists, and are citizens or residents of Australia or New […]

30 Nov, 2017

2017 Annual General Meeting

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Copyright Agency Limited will be held at the Remington Room, Level 5, SMC Conference and Function Centre, 66 Goulburn Street, Sydney, New South Wales. Please take the elevator to Level 4, then the stairs to Level 5. An access lift is also available from Level 4; please advise […]

30 Nov, 2017 to 01 Dec, 2017

VATE State Conference: Now, gods, stand up for bastards!

“Now, gods, stand up for bastards!” – Edmund in King Lear The Victorian Association for the Teaching of English State Conference will be held at Deakin University on Thursday 30 November and Friday 1 December. In 2017 VATE celebrates those individuals who take the contrary line; who will not or cannot swim in the main stream; […]

29 Nov, 2017

2017 Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism

The 62nd Annual Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on 29 November. The awards cover all media, including print, television, radio, photographic and online media. They are regarded as the Australian equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes. Journalists around the nation submitted more than 1,200 entries, which […]

24 Nov, 2017 to 25 Nov, 2017

ETA Annual Conference: Re-imagining English

“None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.” – Jane Austen, Persuasion The English Teachers Association NSW’s Annual Conference will be held at UNSW on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 November. Significant elements of the conference deal with the new syllabus emphasis on writing and how to teach it, as well as […]

17 Nov, 2017 to 19 Nov, 2017

Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival

The Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival will be held at the iconic Geelong Library & Heritage Centre on 17-19 November, 2017. It is the largest national event to showcase non-fiction writing in all forms and this year features more than 80 enthralling guest speakers over three days of masterclasses, keynote addresses, panels and in-conversation […]

15 Nov, 2017 to 15 Nov, 2017

Day of The Imprisoned Writer: Featuring Award-winning Cartoonist Cathy Wilcox

On this year’s Day of The Imprisoned Writer, award-winning cartoonist Cathy Wilcox will turn her attention to those less-common practitioners of freedom of expression: cartoonists. She will discuss how they, too, suffer and are punished, imprisoned and even killed for speaking out and drawing truths that the powerful – or fanatical – find objectionable. Since […]

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