VISIT STANTHORPE: BALLANDEAN ESTATE WINES – Tourism Hall of Fame Winner, Queensland Cellar Door of the Year 2015 and 2016, and home of Opera in the Vineyard. In 2018 Gourmet Traveller voted this winery a ‘Top 50 Wine Experience of the World’. Ballandean Estate Wines prides itself on being a winery for everyone, with a range of wines produced to suit many different palates. The Puglisi family and staff are ready to welcome the most discerning wine lovers as well as the novice. Their range includes dry whites and reds, sweet wines and aged fortified wines. Presents anyone? Visit the gourmet food gallery on site, the famous Barrelroom restaurant (check with the winery for current opening times), and indulge in some wine tasting in the rustic Cellar Door. A winery tour is conducted at 11.00 a.m. daily. You will find this renowned winery at 354 Sundown Road, Ballandean, on the Granite Belt. Phone them on (07) 4684 1226 to find out what’s happening and when, and check out their website at www.ballandeanestate.com. (Photos by L.J. May)
On these pages you will find competitions and other opportunities for authors,
performance writers for stage and screen, illustrators and filmmakers. See entries below the quick list for more detailed information.
this section we list competitions open to writers of prose and poetry. Detailed information is listed below. Entries are in date order and those with deadlines looming are highlighted in red.
- The CREATIVE SPACES WEBSITE is a FREE TOOL that makes it easy to find space for creative purposes. It includes a searchable database, case studies, resources and a regular newsletter that allows users to
source and promote venues and spaces nationwide.
- The Australian Writers’ Guild sponsors events, festivals, awards and programs
that recognise, promote, reward and celebrate the work of screen and stage writers. See who’s eligible.
- The Brisbane
City Council is seeking public event visionaries for its CREATIVE EVENTS REGISTER. If you’ve got a bright idea, register now.
For THEATRE/FILM/TV etc. Click here: THEATRE, FILM & TV
Who: An initiative of the City of Melbourne supported by the Brisbane City Council.
What: CREATIVE SPACES WEBSITE
Entries close: Ongoing resource.
Contact: Visit the website at http://www.creativespaces.net.au.
Cost: FREE TO USE.
What’s happening: The CREATIVE SPACES WEBSITE is a FREE TOOL that makes it easy to find space for creative purposes and helps venue managers and owners to promote
their spaces. It includes a searchable database, case studies, resources and a regular newsletter that allows users to source and promote venues and spaces nationwide.
Free Use: A FREE tool for users to find creative spaces and venue managers to promote their spaces.
Who: The Australian Writers Guild (AWG)
What: AUSTRALIAN WRITERS' GUILD SPONSORSHIP
Entries close: Ongoing opportunity.
Contact: Go go to the AWG sponsorship page for more information and email firstname.lastname@example.org
if you have any further queries.
Cost: Talk to AWG about your idea.
What’s happening: The Rules. The Australian Writers’ Guild is proud to sponsor events, festivals, awards and programs that recognise, promote, reward and celebrate the work
of screen and stage writers. They are also the proud sponsor of Best Screenplay Awards for a number of festivals and competitions.
If your organisation would
like to get in touch with the Guild regarding sponsorship, head to their AWG sponsorship page to find out what
types of events and awards they sponsor, how they show their support, and what they expect from the events they sponsor. You can then download and fill out the AWG sponsorship form before sending it to email@example.com.
Who: The Brisbane City Council
What: CREATIVE EVENTS REGISTER
Entries close: Ongoing opportunity.
Contact: For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or
call (07) 3403 8888.
happening: The Rules. The Brisbane City Council is seeking public event visionaries. Help imagine events, learn more about creative development opportunities and hear about ways to work with Council on the Creative Events Register. Receive
email updates about expression of interest opportunities through the year. To register, visit http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/creativeeventsregister
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