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Vale Mac Gudgeon 1949 - 2023

One of Australia’s finest writers and one of the Guild’s most loyal and influential members, Mac Gudgeon, sadly passed away last week after a long illness.

How to reset your Password

The Australian Writers' Guild recently upgraded to a new database system with more streamlined member services. The first time you log in to the website following this upgrade, you will need to reset your password.

Screen Australia and SBS announce applications open for Emerging Writers' Incubator

Applications are open for the SBS Emerging Writers’ Incubator, a nationwide initiative supporting the development of historically under-represented screenwriting talent in the Australian screen sector.

AWG Website Update: Ongoing maintenance

The Australian Writers' Guild is moving to a new database system with more streamlined member services. During this time, you may notice some website pages, transactions, membership renewals, or script services are temporarily unavailable via the website. We'll keep you updated as these improved services come back online.

AWG statement on WGA Strike

The Australian Writers’ Guild supports our fellow writers of the WGA in their current negotiations and in their decision to take strike action. The rights and conditions of screenwriters underpin any healthy and vibrant screen industry.