Australian Plays Transform


Submissions are now OPEN for the Max Afford Playwrights’ Award, Supporting Young Playwrights between 18 and 40 years of age.

The biennial award is an initiative of the late Thelma May Afford, who in her will established a fund to offer a periodical prize in memory of her husband, managed by Perpetual as Trustee. It includes $15,000 in prize money for the winning playwright, in tandem with a further $15,000 towards a creative development (including a dramaturg, director, and actors) facilitated by APT, which will take place between April and November 2024.

Submissions must close on Sunday, 4th of February, 2024 at 11:59pm AEDT

Full eligibility guidelines and terms and conditions are available below:

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