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Vale Hugh Stuckey, a tribute by Patrick Edgeworth

by Patrick Edgeworth Vale Hugh Stuckey 1928 – 2018 Everyone loved renaissance man Hugh Stuckey; even his two ex-wives. He led a life unburdened by religion, finding joy in such passions as baseball and opera. Baseball he played from childhood until he was in his fifties, after which he watched ev...

Politicians hold the key to the survival of Australian screen stories

Leading lights of Australia’s film and TV industry from in front of and behind the camera will today urge federal politicians from all parties to act to ensure Australian stories continue to be told on Australian screens. A group of actors, directors, producers, writers and crew will be in Parliamen...

Vale Tony Morphett, a tribute by Stephen Measday

VALE TONY MORPHETT (1938-2018) Screenwriter, novelist, playwright, arts commentator, dedicated AWG member. By Stephen Measday When I first met Tony Morphett he was standing alongside David Williamson, and honestly, I thought I had entered the 'Land of the Giants'. Standing at a towering 197 centi...

Applications open for Talent LA 2018

Wednesday 6 June 2018 Screen Australia and the Australian Writers’ Guild are supporting up to ten Australian directors and/or screenwriters to take part in Talent LA this September 2018. Returning for a second year, Talent LA is a bespoke week-long program of targeted and curated meetings, workshops...

Vale Mary Wright, a tribute by Carolyn Gould

Mrs Hazel Mary Wright, known as Mary, passed away on Wednesday 18 April 2018 at the age of 96.Mary Wright was a Life Member of the Australian Writers' Guild. In the early days of the Guild, Mary volunteered in the administration area. In 1968 she won the Ragus Plaque award for the winning Associate’...

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