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Writing Australia defunded 

13 May 2013

Writing Australia, a national organisation that was launched in 2011 to support writers’ centres across Australia, has been ‘quietly defunded’, according to a report from artsHub. According to artsHub, the...

New board members for NSW Writers’ Centre 

6 March 2013

Pantera Press CEO Alison Green, literary agent and publicist Benython Oldfield, author Emily Maguire, and author and editor Jean Bedford have joined the board of the New South Wales Writers’...

McCredie joins NSW Writers’ Centre 

22 January 2013

Jane McCredie has joined the New South Wales Writers’ Centre in the role of executive director. McCredie, who has worked as a publisher for NewSouth Books for the past two...

McCredie joins NSW Writers’ Centre 

22 January 2013

The New South Wales Writers’ Centre has announced that author and former NewSouth Books publisher Jane McCredie has joined the centre in the role of executive director. McCredie began in the...

Poole leaves Writers Victoria 

8 January 2013

Writers Victoria has announced that director Roderick Poole has left the organisation. Poole finished in his position on 30 December 2012 after spending two-and-a-half years as director. He joined the organisation in 2010 and led...

Poole leaves Writers Victoria 

8 January 2013

Roderick Poole finished in his position as director of Writers Victoria in December 2012. Administration and finance manager Jacquelin Low is currently acting as director until the position is filled....

Powell to join NSW Writers’ Centre 

21 November 2012

Rose Powell will join the New South Wales Writers’ Centre on 10 December in the role of projects officer for events and festivals. Powell, who will finish in her current...

O’Hanlon appointed CEO at Varuna

7 November 2012

Varuna, the Writers’ House, has announced that Jansis O’Hanlon will join the writers’ centre in the role of chief executive officer. O’Hanlon, who will begin in the role at the...

O’Hanlon appointed CEO at Varuna 

7 November 2012

Jansis O’Hanlon will join Varuna, the Writers’ House, in the role of chief executive officer at the end of November. O’Hanlon replaces Lis Bastian, who finished in the role in July. (See...

Ryding to leave NSW Writers’ Centre 

24 September 2012

The New South Wales Writers’ Centre has announced that executive director David Ryding is leaving the centre to join the Australia Council for the Arts in the role of program...

Ryding to leave NSW Writers’ Centre 

24 September 2012

The New South Wales Writers’ Centre has announced that executive director David Ryding is leaving the centre to join the Australia Council for the Arts in the role of program...

Vann appointed QWC CEO

13 September 2012

The Queensland Writers Centre (QWC) has announced the appointment of Meg Vann as CEO. QWC chair Kevin Gillespie said Vann was ‘very passionate about continuing with and improving upon the...

Jones appointed SA Writers’ Centre program manager 

21 August 2012

Vanessa Jones has been appointed program manager at the South Australian Writers’ Centre. Jones is a freelance copywriter and author and has previously worked in marketing, project coordination, social media...

Bastian leaves Varuna 

25 July 2012

Varuna, the Writers’ House, has announced that CEO Lis Bastian has resigned from her position and has finished working for the centre. Acting chair of Varuna’s board of directors Sharryn...

In Brief 

5 September 2011

WA heARTlines festival underwayThe 2011 heARTlines festival for children's literature and illustration in Mundaring, Western Australia, was officially launched on Friday 2 September. The biennial festival, which will run until...

In Brief 

23 August 2011

New name for Victorian Writers' CentreThe Victorian Writers' Centre has announced that the organisation will be renamed Writers Victoria. The announcement follows a recent survey in which members were asked...

Delahunty appointed Writing Australia national director 

5 April 2011

Former Victorian Arts and Education minister Mary Delahunty has been appointed national director of Writing Australia. In a statement from the organisation this week, interim chair Christine Gallagher said that...

Delahunty appointed Writing Australia national director 

5 April 2011

Former Victorian Arts and Education minister Mary Delahunty has been appointed national director of Writing Australia. In a statement from the organisation this week, interim chair Christine Gallagher said that...