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Diversity dominates shortlist for annual comp charged with unearthing future of screenwriting

The shortlist for the prestigious 2018 Monte Miller Awards announced today by the Australian Writers’ Guild reveals three writers who gained Guild membership through the AWG’s inaugural Diversity Program among the nine shortlisted projects.


AWG member Tony McNamara wins Original Screenplay BAFTA

The Australian Writers' Guild congratulates long-standing AWG member Tony McNamara on taking home the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' Award for Original Screenplay yesterday evening for the critically acclaimed and wickedly funny historical satire The Favourite.


POSITION VACANT: Industrial Officer

We are seeking a motivated and committed part-time Industrial Officer to join our team. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing AWG members with industrial advice and developing industrial instruments to promote and protect the rights and interests of writers. This is a part-time role of approx. 12 hours per week which can be worked flexibly.


AWG and AWGACS Board welcomes and farewells

The Australian Writers’ Guild would like to welcome and introduce you to three new members of the National Executive Committee, elected in November 2018.


Internationally renowned showrunner Shane Brennan elected Australian Writers’ Guild President

Shane Brennan has been elected President by the Australian Writers’ Guild’s National Executive Committee, and will assume the office effective immediately.


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