Rising tides and rising temperatures, floods and bushfires; in a time of danger and disaster, one woman desperately attempts to make sense of it all…or at least get a good soundbite. The speech writer of the prime-minister, Bree is striving to speak in a world falling apart before her eyes.

A Region Where Nobody Goes explores what happens when the apocalypse goes viral, and all the ways we’ve politicised staying alive. Bree wants to be remembered, and in a decaying population 24 million strong, she’s running out of options.

Pushed out of blissful ignorance and into transformation, this snappy two-hander imagines the future of Australian politics at a time when uncertainty isn’t just the word of the hour, but of the era.

  • contemporary drama
  • 40
  • 2 total
  • 1 female identifying, 1 male identifying
  • gender, women
  • 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Female | 30s | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 5

EXTRACT: I was talking about… God knows. Pride in being Australian. Our great nation of men thinking they’re important. ‘Sunburnt country’ is starting to look a bit prophetic. I could’ve started writing this six months ago. It’s not like the signs weren’t there. Trees? Gone. Wombats? Going. Turtles? Ha! Fuel? Fossil. Prime Minister? Fucked. That was the speech I was writing six months ago. I want to say the Prime Minister is having an affair but that’s inadequate. The Prime Minister has had lengthy romantic and sexual encounters with a woman that he is not in a monogamous marriage with.

Adult language, Adult themes



"A Region Where Nobody Goes is a theatre piece that follows Bree, played by Anna, and her journey in the end times. Bree is the speech writer for the Prime Minister and is trying to make sense of a series of natural disasters that is wreaking havoc in Australia."



"A Region Where Nobody Goes evokes a sort of national existentialism as it posits how global politics might respond to an Australia in crisis."

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