The Writing Prize 2024

Prize $10,000

The Writing Prize will be awarded for the best writing on the question:

What should be the roles and responsibilities of Australian media in reporting on and responding to the real-life impacts of climate change?

The Writing Prize is for Australians forty years and under. The winner will receive $10,000 and their writing featured on

Entries can be from an individual or groups of two, three or four people.

We welcome original writing between 4,000 and 5,000 words on the above question. Extensive referencing is not required. Where references are included we prefer Oxford (Endnotes).

Entries are required in a word document by 25 October 2024 to: Please include your name, age and contact details. Entry in The Writing Prize is free.

The Writing Prize is designed to encourage younger Australians to write about significant societal issues. It is part of, a philanthropic initiative about facts, opinions and ideas.

If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write. ~ Martin Luther