Australian Writers' Guild

the peak body representing australian performance writers


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If you are serious about becoming a writer it is essential that you join the Australian Writers' Guild – to increase your bargaining power and to give you access to industry information as well as a wide range of services. Put simply, membership of the AWG is the best investment you can make in your career.

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AWG members urged to contribute to Senate Inquiry

Australian Writers’ Guild members are being asked to contribute to a submission the AWG is making to a Sen...

Feedback wanted on Screenrights’ draft codes

Screenrights is asking all interested stakeholders to comment on the latest draft of its Express Dispute Resolut...

Parliament passes Internet Piracy Law

Parliament has passed into law the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Act 2015, [OB1] which is a leg...

The Turquoise Elephant takes out the 2015 Griffin Award

Our congratulations go out to AWG member Stephen Carleton who has won the 2015 Griffin Award for his play, The T...

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