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David Williamson Prize-winning play Horizon returns to the stage this month

The David Williamson Prize-winning play Horizon will return to the stage later this month at the Brisbane Powerhouse, running from July 31–August 10. Commissioned by Playlab Theatre and written by award-winning playwright Maxine Mellor, Horizon is an AWGIE award-winning script exploring the current political and social climate of Australia and where we are headed as a nation — who is driving and to where?

AWG and AWGACS in Canberra for Select Committee on Adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI)

We're in Canberra next week representing writers at the Senate Committee Public Hearing on Adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Nine writers shortlisted for the 2024 Emerging Writers' Awards

Nine writers have been announced as the shortlist for the Australian Writers’ Guild’s 2024 Emerging Writers' Awards.

Five Minutes With Lucy Campbell

Lucy Campbell is an Australian writer and director. Her short films and online series have screened at festivals around the world and her sci-fi series The Big Nothing has over 1M views on Dust. Lucy cut her teeth working as a script editor/coordinator for shows including Firebite (AMC), The Tourist (BBC/HBO Max), Stateless (ABC/Netflix) and Wolf Creek S2 (Stan).

Vale Bill Hughes (1944-2024)

Jutta Goetze remembers producer, director and filmmaker Bill Hughes, who passed away in the early hours of Sunday morning, April 7. He was a few weeks away from celebrating his eightieth birthday.