Theatre

A Stolen Prize and Some Unwritten Plays

Welcome to Melbourne, the corrupt City of Literature. The Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards are the nation’s wealthiest writing prizes and administered for the Victorian government by the left-wing Wheeler Centre. In January, guidelines for the 2019 awards were overturned by competition judges to protest against the government’s border security policy which protects the Australian community. Established “to honour Australian writing” the eligibility rules are simple, clear and fair: “Authors must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia … Breach of the conditions of entry will render an entry invalid.” In Maduro dictatorship-mode two prizes totalling $125,000 were given to…

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