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Australian Writers' Guild Holiday Office Hours

The Australian Writers' Guild office will be closed for the holiday period from midday Thursday 23 December 2021 until Tuesday 4 January 2022.


Vale Chrissy Sharp: A tribute by Ian David

Chrissy Sharp, a cherished and highly respected past Executive Director of the Australian Writers’ Guild, died on November 2.


Vale Doug MacLeod: A tribute by Mark O'Toole

It was while listening to his father’s theatrical readings of Winnie the Pooh as a small boy in suburban Greensborough that Doug McLeod realised that he wanted to be a writer. Unlike most of us though, Doug didn’t wait until he had grown up to get started.


Writers of Cursed!, The Dry, New Gold Mountain, The Great and Nitram among winners at the 54th Annual AWGIE Awards

For the third year running, a playwright has taken home the top prize at the Australian Writers’ Guild’s Annual AWGIE Awards, with Kodie Bedford’s sharp and vibrant play Cursed! winning the 2021 Major Award.



The Australian Writers’ Guild celebrates the passage through Parliament of legislative changes to federal tax incentives that will promote investment in the screen sector and provide appropriate tax support for local writer-producers.


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