Reading And Writing


Applications for the 2017 AFL Youth Central Rookie Reporter program are now open.

The AFL Youth Central Rookie Reporter Program gives two young people the chance at a voluntary internship position with AFL Media.

The Rookie Reporter Program is a great opportunity to work alongside senior AFL reporters and editors to cover various aspects of the game for the AFL website, AFL App and AFL Record.

The internship is open to:

Write Now Because You Love It

It’s winter. You know what that means? It’s time to enter Yarra Plenty Regional Library’s annual Write Now! Short Story Competition. This year the library are trying something slightly different: Entries for the OPEN category are to be based around the theme of Home. Think home, homecomings, belonging, departing or the idea of local. Use the idea of Home to kickstart your original story.

Entries open 1 July 2016 and close 6 September 2016 by 5.00pm

Whether you’re 6 years old or 100, the library would love to see your story. Entries are now open across three categories:

Communications Intern available @ Express Media


We are currently seeking an intern who is enthusiastic about writing and professional communications to join our small but busy team. Focussed on assisting the CEO and marketing staff to engage new and existing members and promote the work of the organisation, this is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and expand on skills in marketing, media and communications.

Calling all writers and poets

It’s that time in Banyule again, In Space - The 2015 Banyule Award for Works on Paper exhibition is on and they are inviting writers to compose a piece of prose or poetry in response to the theme in space or finalist exhibition artwork.

Entries will be displayed in the Banyule community and presented live at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space on Thursday 26 November at 7.00pm, hosted by Poet-In-Residence Helen Lucas.