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 […]

28 May, 2020

The Edit with Brendan Donohoe

Webinar by the Melbourne Press Club Brendan Donohoe will be in conversation with Age journalist Rachael Dexter to chat about his thirty years as 7NEWS Melbourne state political reporter. While Edit events are usually exclusive to students and early-career journalists, this webinar is open to all! Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund. More information […]

27 May, 2020 to 17 Jun, 2020

How to Run Virtual Appearances

Online series by the Australian Society of Authors The outbreak of COVID-19 has seen the cancellation of authors’ live appearances at libraries, schools and festivals, and the demand for online capabilities has never been higher. Do you have the knowledge, expertise and confidence to turn your in-person sessions into online community engagement? This project has […]

08 May, 2020

Landscapes in Crime Fiction

Online masterclass by the Australian Society of Authors In crime fiction, landscape is not just background scenery; it’s a character in its own right, and vitally important to how the story is told. In this online masterclass you’ll explore the importance of setting in crime fiction, learning about how certain novels work within certain settings, […]

07 May, 2020

Words for Now: Poetry as Processing

Live-stream by the Wheeler Centre Ellen van Neerven and Maxine Beneba Clarke bring humour and heart to critical questions of who we are, where we come from and the burden of Australia’s unreconciled history. These two poetic powerhouses will discuss their shared passion for the form, and consider ways in which poetry can help us […]

02 May, 2020 to 04 Jul, 2020

Online Masterclass: Picture Books

Online masterclass by the Australian Society of Authors Basics and more Have you been thinking of writing and/or illustrating your own picture book for children? In exceptional value for money, this course not only includes four group sessions, it also provides three one-hour bonus sessions of one-to-one mentoring! Presented by publishing consultant Erica Wagner, who […]

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