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The Fair Australia Prize

Found in: News

Competition now closes 11.59 pm, 31 August 2016.

About the prize

This year, the Fair Australia Prize is actually five $4000 prizes:

  • one for fiction (up to 3000 words)
  • one for essay (up to 3000 words)
  • one for poetry (up to 88 lines)
  • one for graphic or cartoon (180 mm wide by 255 mm high), and
  • one for the best entry by an NUW member (industrial or community)

The prize encourages artists and writers of fiction, poetry and essays to be part of setting a new agenda for our future. Winning entries will be published in a special Fair Australia supplement in Overland 225, to be launched in Melbourne in early December.

Entry to the Fair Australia Prize is free. Enter via one of the category links at the bottom of the page.

*Members of the National Union of Workers, kindly note: there is no separate category for NUW member entries. Instead, simply tick the box that asks if you are a member on the entry form for your category (whether that cartoon, fiction, poetry or essay).

The theme is 'Our Common Future'.

For further details, please visit the website here.

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