Initiated by the African Australian Advocacy Centre and facilitated by WestWords. The African Australian Writers Group is a group of writers of all genres. The group focus is on craft and critical feedback with a view to publishing. A group of people from Africa and the African diaspora who realise the power of narrative in our world. Groups are both virtual and are opening in-person locations in Blacktown and Liverpool NSW.
Arts Queensland, part of the Department of Education, Training and the Arts, develops and implements cultural policy and administers cultural funding and capital works programs that support arts and cultural development for the benefit of the community.
The Australian Bush Poets Association promotes bush poetry as an art form in the entertainment field, both in the spoken word form and as published verse. Publishes a monthly newsletter to keep members informed of coming events and past results, and encourages members to enter competitions, both written and performance.
The Australian Historical Association, founded in 1973, is a national organisation of historians, academics, professionals and others, working in all fields of history. Its members number around 600, including universities, libraries and other affiliates.
Australian Plays Transform (APT) is Australia’s national play development, publication and licensing organisation. It hosts the world’s largest online showcase and searchable database of the best Australian playwriting. APT seeks new voices for new times, develops plays that change the national story, links them to production, publishes them, promotes them, and licenses them for future productions here and around the world.
The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) promotes and protects the professional interests of Australian literary creators. The ASA sets minimum recommended rates for authors and illustrators and provides information about minimum recommended terms for contracts for writers and illustrators.
The Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG) is the professional association for all performance writers, writers for television, screen, theatre, radio and multimedia. The AWG gives access to legal and contractual advice, provides a script development registration service and a script assessment service. The AWG offers professional courses and publications.
black&write! is a national project with a dual focus on First Nations writing and editing.
Our goal is to establish a children’s literature centre in Queensland where young people can interact with authors, illustrators and storytellers. We aim to engender a love of literature in Queensland children and young people through our projects and events. We run a support group for emerging writers and illustrators called Write Links, offer an annual mentorship and hold writing competitions for adutls and children.
The Booranga Writers Centre (Wagga Wagga Writers Writers, WWWW) assists and promotes local authors and their work. WWWW holds regular readings at local venues, conducts writing workshops, offers writing fellowships and mentorships at Booranga and publishes an annual anthology, ‘fourW’, under the imprint of fourW Press. WWWW is active in promoting writing and writers throughout the Riverina area: Albury, Cootamundra, Griffith, Leeton, Young, Tumut and Tumbarumba.
A non-profit, social networking group for published book authors. We usually have an industry guest speaker, and there’s always lively discussion. Please email in the first instance, and provide short bio (couple of sentences) for introduction to group members.
The Bundaberg Writers’ Club was founded to allow people interested in writing to meet, chat, practise their craft, solve problems, and to try out ideas. Since the club’s establishment, members have been actively involved in the community – presenting literary events like the annual WriteFest, supporting young writers with the YOW awards, taking part in the region’s October CRUSH Festival, and finding as many ways to think and act laterally as we can. Long distance members welcome: the club’s long distance members come from Tasmania, NSW, Miriam Vale, Tow…
Carindale Writers’ Group meets every first and third Thursday morning of the month at the Holland Park Library. The service we offer is to provide encouragement through sharing and discussion. We are open for membership to both emerging and established writers of all genres.
The Copyright Agency is a not-for-profit copyright collecting society that manages the right of authors and publishers to reproduce their work. Their mission is to secure fair payment to authors and publishers for the copying of their works while providing users with a legal and practical way to meet their copyright responsibilities.
Formed in 2011, Creative Kids Tales is an industry recognised site designed to assist Australian emerging and established children’s authors. Our services include: Manuscript Assessments, Author Personal Training, Workshops, Author Platform, Online Critique Group, Festivals, Publishing opportunities, Comprehensive Publisher and Agent listing for our Members, dedicated Facebook group for members, monthly online meet-ups, networking opportunities, writing tips and lots more.