Copyright Agency Fellowships
for First Nations Writers

Application Form

Your Contact Details

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Your age group?
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Name & contact details of personal or professional referee

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Eligibility

Do you identify yourself as being of Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander descent?
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Which language group do you identify with?
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Are you over 18 years of age?
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About You and Your Work

Title of your work: (*)
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A brief 1-2 line description of your work: (*)
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Submit Your Work

Please submit a cover letter (PDF or Word document only) that includes the following:

  • A brief outline of your previous writing experience. If you have had works published, please identify the title of this/these works as well as the publisher or journal (up to 150 words).
  • A description of why you feel this work is important, either to you or to your community (up to 200 words).
  • Anything else you will like to tell us about yourself or about your work that you feel is relevant to your application (up to 100 words)

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Please submit your work here. For manuscripts, please submit a PDF or Word file and ensure that your work is in font size 12, double-spaced, and with margins of 3cm on both left and right, and falls within the 10,000 word limit. Please include the title of your work, along with your name, on the front page. For audio files (MP3), please record your name and the title of work at the beginning of the recording.

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We really welcome your application. If you have any problems at all completing this form, please contact us by email or phone 02 4782 5674.



Varuna acknowledges the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund for supporting this project.





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