Overland readers might be interested in the opportunity below:
** Write an opinion piece **
** Get published in The Australian **
** Spend a month with the UK’s leading think tank **
What are the most important issues facing Australia today? What practical policy solutions do you have to address those problems? Can you convince people of your argument in 1,000 well-written words?
The Australian Fabians Young Writers Competition for the Race Mathews Award is open to all young political thinkers and activists in Australia aged 18 – 28. We want to hear your view on any policy issue relevant to Australia in 2009.
First prize is a return economy class airfare to London and a month-long internship at leading UK think tank Demos. A small living allowance will also be provided and the winning article will be published in The Australian newspaper.
Entries are due by Monday 14 December 2009
For more information and to enter visit www.youngwriters.org.au