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Queensland Theatre Company Young Playwright's Award
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'Queensland Theatre’s Young Playwrights’ Award is one of Australia’s longest running annual playwriting competitions for young writers. Each year, high school aged writers (Years 9-12) are encouraged to submit an original play, which is read by a panel of industry professionals.'  


2010 winner Anna McGahan
2009 winner Anna McGahan
2007 winner Bridget Di Certo for The Reckoning
2003 winner (19 - 25 years) Afloat and Drifting Beth King , 2003 single work drama
2003 winner (16 -18 years) y separately published work icon Little Hitler's Ode to an Austrian Bentwood Maxine Mellor , 2003 Hobart : Australian Script Centre , 2006 Z1076729 2003 single work drama satire There's a Russian bride, a war veteran, a Reverend, a cowboy - all little Hitlers - and an Austrian Bentwood chair. See them live and see them die. In the end only one will be left standing: simple, sturdy, lasting ... Because no matter how bad people get, there's always death; sudden or slow - a testimony to the poor craftsmanship of mankind. sometimes a chair is more lasting than us all. - (synopsis, Collection #6 (2006) p. 41)
2003 joint winner (14 - 15 years) The Thing About Brotherly Love Tim Guides , 2003 single work drama young adult
2003 joint winner (14 - 15 years) Trouble Brewing Gerard McFadden , 2003 single work drama young adult
2002 winner (16 - 18 years) Boy Slaughter Maxine Mellor , 2002 single work drama
2002 winner (14 -15 Year Old) Kate Sherrington Play entitled 'Sight'
2001 winner Maxine Mellor For her play 'Stuck.'
2000 winner Bridget Di Certo
1998 winner An Honest Man Nicholas Manning , 1998 single work drama