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The spirit of Perseverance: Entries open for Australia’s richest sci-fi screenwriting award


Entries are now open for the 2020 John Hinde Award for Excellence in Science-Fiction Writing, seeking those writers whose work pushes the boundaries of our imagination, exploring the terrible, the exhilarating, and all the shades in-between.

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Vale Ken Shadie: A tribute by the Australian Writers' Guild and Paul Hogan


VALE KEN SHADIE A tribute by the Australian Writers' Guild and Paul Hogan "Ken Shadie was a comedy producer’s dream. A brief to Ken was ‘I need two sketches next week’, and in nine years he never failed to deliver funny, topical gems." So said Paul Hogan, his co-nominee for an Academy Award for best...
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AWG submission to the Supporting Australian Stories on our Screens Options Paper


The Australian Writers’ Guild wishes to update members on our submission to the ‘Supporting Australian stories on our screens’ Options Paper, which proposes a new support framework for Australian stories in a multi-platform environment.

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Screen groups present collaborative vision for the future


More than a dozen organisations representing the screen industry have called for greater harmonisation and transparency of content quotas and investment incentives across all platforms to secure the future of Australian stories on screens.

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AWG addresses Government’s $250m Arts and Entertainment package


The Australian Writers’ Guild acknowledges the $250 million Arts and Entertainment industry package announced today by the Federal Government as a welcome reprieve for the sector.

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