The Writing Prize 2022

Prize $10,000

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

Is there an ongoing role for publicly funded free media (television, radio, streaming and podcasts), which is without commercial advertising in Australia?

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

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 1 October 2022 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