Events

03 Sep, 2021 to 12 Sep, 2021

Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival, one of Australia’s most loved institutions, will go ahead this September despite the cancellation of many other festivals across the country this year. Various venues across Melbourne’s CBD will come alive with conversations, panels, performances and workshops. There will also be a number of online live-streamed events to tune into. For booking […]

03 Sep, 2021

Artists in the Black: How to Protect Stories, Culture and your Rights (Webinar)

BLACKBOOKS online, a division of Tranby Cooperative for Aborigines Ltd (est. 1957) in partnership with the Arts Law Centre presents this online webinar as part of their Artists in the Black program. How to Protect Stories, Culture and your Rights  is a free webinar for for First Nations writers hosted by John Waight, Artists in […]

01 Sep, 2021

Indigenous Literacy Day

The Indigenous Literacy Foundation’s 45 minute celebratory event will go live on Youtube at a time yet to be confirmed. This fast-paced, highly visual celebration is designed to engage the nation in the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ first languages. In 2021, the ILF will be extending this incredible celebration to a […]

30 Aug, 2021

Australasian Reporting Awards 2021

The Australasian Reporting Awards 2021 Dinner will be held at the Sheraton Grand Hyde Park Sydney on Monday, 30 August 2021. The 2021 gala event will celebrate ARA’s 70th anniversary in 2020. The Annual ARA Seminar on Reporting will be held the following day at the same hotel. Further details to be announced. For enquiries, […]

27 Aug, 2021

Digital Lending Right Information Session (Webinar)

The Digital Lending Right (DLR): everything you need to know and how it affects you! The Australian Society of Authors presents this free online information session on their Digital Lending Right advocacy campaign. The ASA successfully campaigned for PLR (Public Lending Right) and ELR (Education Lending Rights), a payment scheme which compensates book creators for […]

10 Aug, 2021

Honing Your Craft: Creating compelling characters and riveting plots (Webinar)

Honing Your Craft: Creating compelling characters and riveting plots (Webinar) The Australian Society of Authors presents this online Zoom session, hosted by award-winning thriller writer Michael Robotham in conversation with author and mentor Sunil Badami where you will learn: How Michael plans and creates his characters The elements he includes that make his plots riveting […]

05 Aug, 2021 to 22 Aug, 2021

Darwin Festival 2021

Darwin Arts Festival will be bursting with countless art, music, theatre, dance events and everything inbetween this August. It’s a magical time to visit the Top End in the tropical winter. Darwin Festival kicks off with a huge opening night concert extravaganza. This free, open-air event will see The Amphitheatre at George Brown Darwin Botanic […]

04 Aug, 2021

The Future of Education Content (Webinar)

COVID-19 may not have driven recent changes to higher education, but it has certainly accelerated it. What are likely to be the lasting effects of the widespread adoption of online delivery and new teaching methods, and what does it all mean for publishers? Following on from the Australian Publisher Association’s past webinar on the recent […]

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