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23 May 2011
The winner of the Patrick White Playwrights’ Award has been announced as Melissa Bubnic, while the recipient of the inaugural Patrick White Playwrights’ Fellowship is Raimondo Cortese.
17 May 2011
The winners of the 2011 NSW Premier's Literary Awards were announced on 16 May. The Play Award went to Patricia Cornelius.
4 May 2011
Sydney Theatre Company has released the judges' shortlist of five plays in the running for the 2010 Patrick White Playwrights' Award, which will be announced on 20 May. This year 108 entries were received.
20 Apr 2011
The Australian Writers’ Guild is calling for entries for the 44th Annual AWGIE Awards.
14 Apr 2011
Lab Rats is a program designed to provide a structured environment to support the creative and professional development of Queensland playwrights.
6 Apr 2011
PlayWriting Australia is seeking submissions from young and emerging artists who have graduated from relevant tertiary study in the past two years to participate in RE-GEN.
21 Feb 2011
Applications are now open for The R.E. Ross Trust Playwrights’ Script Development Awards 2011. The Awards provide $30,000 to support the development of plays as works-in-progress.
18 Feb 2011
National Play Festival showcases the best in new Australian playwriting to inspire playwrights, producers and audiences about new writing as a critical, living part of our story-telling culture.
9 Nov 2010
Now in its 22nd year, the British Council and BBC World Service’s International Radio Playwriting Competition continues its global search for the world's best new radioplays. Two lucky writers will win the opportunity to have their plays broadcast on the World Service.
4 Oct 2010
A significant leadership change in the Australian theatre landscape is underway, with a handful of major companies welcoming new artistic directors. So what is the future direction of Australian theatre? And how diverse is our theatre scene?