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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...

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.


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.


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.


Vale Jock Blair, a tribute by Tom Hegarty

Jock had been working at GTY9, starting with sweeping the studio floors, to operating the flies, to setting the lights, to an occasional stint behind the cameras. He knew just about every aspect of getting a live show to air. He also sold gags to Australia's mega-star Graham Kennedy for five quid (...

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