Playwright award celebrates Indigenous storytelling

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The Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwright’s Award celebrates Indigenous storytelling and the winner was announced yesterday, during National Reconciliation Week, at the Belvoir St Theatre.

This year’s winner was Gamilaroi woman Megan Wilding, she will be commissioned to write a play about an Indigenous woman who takes revenge on a man who sexually assaulted her as a child.

The award is now in its sixth year and previous recipients of the award include Leah Purcell and Nakkiah Lui.

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