The Australian Fabians Young Writers Competition for the Race Mathews Award is open to all young political thinkers and activists in Australia aged 18–30. We want to hear your view on any policy issue relevant to Australia today
- Opinion pieces can be on any policy issue facing Australian progressive politics today
- Entries should be greater than 700 and no longer than 1,000 words, with no footnotes
- Entries will be judged for their originality, fluency of style and their practical solutions to current issues
Your views about the future of Australia could win you $1000, and could get your opinion article considered for publication in Fairfax Media print and online publications.
This competition is an exciting chance for progressive young writers to challenge themselves and share their ideas with the Australian public.
A judging panel comprised of Miriam Lyons, Geoff Gallop, Joel Gibson and a representative of CFMEU Mining and Energy Division will select the winning article.
First prize: A prize of $1000 and the winning articlebe considered for publication in Fairfax Media print and online publications.
To enter, simply use the Submit Entry page and attach your 1000 word opinion article by Monday 30 April 2012.