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Terms and Conditions

Applicants must accept the following terms and conditions of the Fellowship:

  • Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia.
  • Applicants must be available to participate in the Fellowship program for the full 12-month Fellowship.
  • Applicants must be living and working in regional Australia. Applications from journalists based in an Australian state capital city, with the exception of Darwin, will not be considered.
  • The applicant must be available to undertake the 5-day placement at the Australian Women’s Weekly office in Sydney on dates agreed with The Weekly.
  • Applicants must submit 3 examples of previously published longform journalism for the application and provide a referee, and contact email and mobile number for each submitted work.
  • Applicants must provide a 600-word written statement as to why they want this opportunity and what they can contribute to The Australian Women’s Weekly and its readers.
  • Applicants must submit three written story ideas, to a maximum of 100 words each, and be prepared to discuss these stories at the interview if shortlisted.
  • Be willing to take editorial guidance and adhere to deadlines.
  • Maintain and submit receipts for reimbursement of approved expenses.
  • Submit invoices as required to Are Media.
  • Sign a standard Are Media Contributor’s Agreement.
  • The winner must be available to travel to locations that may involve overnight stays of several days (such timing and detail to be agreed with The Weekly).
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