Entries for the 2024 Award are now open and close on Friday 10 November 2023.
View a highlights video of the 2023 Miles Franklin Literary Awards winner announcement, including Shankari Chandran's acceptance speech, and Q&A with ABC Journalist Cassie McCullagh
Perpetual is the Trustee for the Miles Franklin Literary Award Since being established, the Award has distributed over $1.4 million in philanthropic funds to authors.
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The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has been a proud supporter of the Miles Franklin Award since 2004, granting more than half a million dollars to this premier Australian literary prize. Since 2011, the Cultural Fund has provided $5,000 for each author named on the shortlist.
The Copyright Agency is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that has been standing up for creators for more than 40 years. We enable the reuse of copyright-protected words and images in return for fair payment to creators. The Cultural Fund is the philanthropic arm of the Copyright Agency, contributing meaningfully to a wide range of Australian cultural, educational and artistic programs and creators. Through its support it fosters greater understanding and engagement of national culture both locally and internationally. Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is a long-time supporter of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, providing $5,000 to each of the finalists and granting more than half a million dollars to this premier Australian literary prize since 2004.
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