Playwriting Australia seeks, develops and champions new Australian stories for the stage. It is the national organisation working with playwrights and theatre artists from all backgrounds and at all levels of their careers, offering playwrights investment in the creative development of new work and professional development opportunities.
The organisation seeks to connect talent with opportunity, to extend the art of playwriting and advocate for positive change on behalf of artists, industry and audiences.
Deanne Weir joined the board of Playwriting Australia in 2013.

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Joanna Murray-Smith gave a poignant keynote address at the opening of the National Play Festival 2015 in Adelaide.


Top banner photo: Working on Winyanboga Yurringa. Photo credit: Lisa Saad 

Leah Purcell in Winyanboga Yurringa Photo: Lisa Saad

Leah Purcell in Winyanboga Yurringa Photo: Lisa Saad

It's the Chain Play

The Chain Play was an ambitious one night only fundraising spectacular by Playwriting Australia. Written by 20 Australian playwrights, it was performed in Sydney on November 19, 2015. 
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