The City of Fremantle has enhanced its reputation as a major supporter of the arts by renewing its sponsorship of one of WA’s most prestigious literary awards.

The City of Fremantle has given its support for the next six years for the prestigious T.A.G. Hungerford Award alongside existing partners writingWA, The West Australian and Fremantle Press. As the naming sponsor, the City will provide the winning writer’s cash prize of $12,000 and will play a major role in hosting Fremantle events associated […]

writingWA announced today that in 2010 it will match New Edition Bookshop’s $6,000 investment and raise the T.A.G. Hungerford Award prize money to a total of $12,000.

One thousand copies of the Waarda series for young readers will be distributed to remote Indigenous communities thanks to the support of the Fogarty Foundation and the Indigenous Literacy Project.