Runs masterclasses with some of the world’s most respected scriptwriters and developers; seminars on craft and genre; mentorship programs and a number of professional initiatives designed to give members opportunity and support in their craft and careers. The AWG also works closely with other industry organisations and government bodies to develop further opportunities for members.


Half day workshops provided by Ballarat Writers inc.

Child Writes is a program which nurtures literacy and creativity. It gives children a voice by offering primary school aged children the opportunity to write and illustrate their own children’s picture books. These books are published by boutique publisher Boogie Books.

The books are available as print books, and as downloadable e-books. See website to purchase.