Griffin Award

 

2018 GRIFFIN AWARD IS NOW OPEN! 

The prestigious Griffin Award recognises an outstanding play or performance text that displays an authentic, inventive and contemporary Australian voice, with the winner receiving a $10,000 prize. Now in its 21st year, the Award has a long history of recognising new talent and cementing the careers of Australian writers, as the Honour Board of Griffin Award winners attests. 

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 31 December 2017. To submit your entry or to find out more, including eligibility details, terms and conditions and frequently asked questions please follow the links below.

Application information

Entry form

If you have further queries, email submissions@griffintheatre.com.au 

 

GRIFFIN AWARD HONOUR BOARD 

2017 David Finnigan Kill Climate Deniers
2016
Melissa Reeves The Zen of Table Tennis
2015
 Stephen Carleton The Turquoise Elephant
2014 Angus Cerini The Bleeding Tree  
2013 Donna Abela Jump for Jordan
2012 Vivienne Walshe This is Where We Live
2011 Rick Viede A Hoax 
2010 Aidan Fennessy Brutopia
2009 Lachlan Philpott Silent Disco
2008 Rick Viede Whore
2007 Damien Millar Emergency Sex and Other Desperate Measures
2006 Mary Rachel Brown Australian Gothic
2005 Ian Wilding The Carnivores
2004 Debra Oswald Mr Bailey’s Minder
2003 Brendan Cowell Rabbit
2002 Noëlle Janaczewska Songket and Patrick Van der Werf Presence
2001 Verity Laughton Burning
2000 Ian Wilding Below
1999 Neil Cole Alive at Williamstown Pier
1998 Catherine Zimdahl Clark in Sarajevo

The Griffin Award is generously supported by Copyright Agency Limited.