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‘Worth its weight in gold’

Creative Victoria showcase the annual Melbourne Prize in a recent article. They say it is 'Worth its weight in gold'. Providing a substantial financial windfall and an incomparable platform, the Melbourne Prize is a golden opportunity for Victoria’s most talented artists.

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This American Life podcasts the Melbourne Prize for Literature

The Melbourne Prize for Literature’s 2009 winner Gerald Murnane has been featured on This American Life, which is one of the most popular podcasts globally.

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Melbourne Prize Trust

The objectives of the Melbourne Prize Trust are to recognise and reward excellence and talent, inspire creative development and enrich public life.

The Melbourne Prize Trust is registered with the Australian Charities and not-for-profit Commission. Click here to visit our listing.

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