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Subcategory of AWGIE Awards
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  • Awarded in several sub-categories which have varied over the life of the Awards. Regular awards are given for an original work and an adaptation. In early years, Awards were offered for a Radio Feature and a Radio Play.

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2018

Year: 2016

winner Adaptation form y separately published work icon Spirit Donna Abela , Perth : 89.7FM , 2015 10272372 2015 single work radio play

Year: 2016

Year: 2016

winner Original form y separately published work icon Happy Monday Richie Black , Sydney : ABC Radio National , 2015 10271999 2015 single work radio play

'Ariel and Pete have a bond—they’re both aspiring writers stuck in retail advertising.

'They spend their days signing off proofs, checking terms and conditions, and putting adjectives in front of the word 'sale'.

'Only the Gmail chats they share give their lives any meaning.

'But will Ariel’s desperate attempt to assert her creativity in this moribund world finally split them apart?'

Source: Radio National (

Year: 2016