Writing groups

Writing shouldn’t be a solitary pursuit. Joining a writing group helps create a network of writing friends that can offer support, advice and a fresh approach to writing and publishing. Search the list below for poetry, creative writing, script writing and other writing groups around Melbourne and Victoria.

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Rowville Aspiring Writers

Genres: All.
Contact person: Anies Hannawati
Email: anieshannawati@yahoo.com
Website: Link Meetings: 1pm to 3pm on the fourth Tuesday of each month.

Rowville Library, under the clock tower at Stud Park Shopping Centre, Rowville VIC 3178

We are a mixed group with very different creative styles and skills.

Altona: Western Women Writers

Genres: All.
Contact person: Sherryl Clark
Tel: 03 9314 1082
Meetings: Not currently taking new members. Meeting fortnightly at members’ houses Wednesday afternoon. Members pay a small fee each week.

PO Box 532 Altona North VIC 3025

Produce ‘Poetrix’ twice a year — poetry magazine for women poets. Submissions close 28 Feb… more

Australian Writers' Forum

Genres: All.
Contact person: Peter McLennan
Tel: 02 6101 9456
Website: Link

Any – internet based

This is an internet-based group that allows Victorian writers to communicate with one another … more

Belgrave: Children's and YA Writers Outer East

Contact person: Pauline Hosking
Email: pmhosking@bigpond.com

Belgrave Library

Meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of the month Children’s and YA writers

Bentleigh: Caulfield Writers' Group

Genres: All
Email: caulfieldwriters@gmail.com
Meetings: Alternate Thursday evenings at 7.30pm.

Godfrey Street Community House, 9 Godfrey Street, Bentleigh.

This group began in 1986 and offers a welcome to new or more experienced writers to read and w… more

Blackburn South: Avenue Writers’ Collective

Genres: Poetry, short stories, novels, articles and autobiographical accounts.
Contact person: Doreen Pascal-Murray
Tel: 9877 1152
Email: doreenpm@aanet.com.au
Meetings: Every Friday morning from 10am – 12 noon during school terms.

Eley Park Community Centre, 87 Eley Road, Blackburn South.

Currently not accepting new people, but there is a short waiting list.

Box Hill: Write Track Writers

Genres: All genres welcome.
Contact person: Rumi Komonz
Email: kicho-nobunaga@hotmail.com
Meetings: Meetings are held every Tuesday 12-2.00pm at the Box Hill Library.

Beginners to experienced poets or prose writers. Members critique each others' pieces.

No… more

Brighton: Coast Lines Poetry Group

Genres: Poetry
Contact person: Further information contact Cecilia
Tel: 0412 021 154
Email: cecilial@netspace.net.au
Meetings: Coast Lines Poetry group meets 1st Wednesday of the month to workshop poetry, from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm.

Brighton Library, Wilson Street, Brighton.

Brunswick West: Brunswick Poetry Workshop

Genres: Poetry, prose, short story, lyrics, non-fiction & illustrations.
Contact person: Fonda Zenofon
Tel: (03) 9384 1277
Email: bpww@optusnet.com.au
Meetings: First Thursday of every month from February to November 7 – 10pm at Campbell Turnbull Library community room, (rear) 220 Melville Rd, Brunswick West.

7 Mount Field Street, Brunswick VIC 3056

A casual, light-hearted social gathering of like-minded individuals. All welcome!Sessions… more

Canterbury: Canterbury Writers

Genres: All.
Contact person: Rumi Komonz
Email: kicho-nobunaga@hotmail.com
Website: Link Meetings: The 4th Thursday of each month 10 – 12am at the Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre, 171 Canterbury Rd

Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre, 171 Canterbury road, Canterbury.

Canterbury Writers Group provides an opportunity to present your own writing, and have it… more

Carlton: Poetry Sessions

Tel: 9387 2086 or 0412 224 655
Meetings: 2pm every Saturday at the Dan O’Connell Hotel.

225 Canning Street, Carlton.

Caroline Springs: CS Scribes Writing Group

Genres: Fiction, memoir, poetry, non fiction
Contact person: Emily Wark
Tel: (03) 9747 7200
Email: emilyw@melton.vic.gov.au
Meetings: Wednesday 6.30 - 8.15 pm

193-201 Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs

This is a community writing group open to all members. The group aims to provide a practical s… more

Central Writers’ Group

Genres: Fiction – literature; contemporary literature; postmodern
Contact person: Gerry Doyle
Email: doylegerry@hotmail.com
Meetings: Fortnightly Wednesdays at 6pm

The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne

This is a regular meet-up for writers of all levels of experience looking for feedback on… more

City: ANE Bilingual Haiku Writers Group

Genres: Haiku poetry
Contact person: Rumi Komonz
Email: kicho-nobunaga@hotmail.com
Website: Link Meetings: Casual attendance of Writers Victoria members are welcome and free of charge. Meeting Room 5 on the third Thursday of the month, 10.15am to 12.15pm.

Level 3, The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne 3000

Bilingual haiku is a new concept of making English haiku which has the potential of being… more

City: Australian Society of Technical Communicators

Genres: Technical writing
Tel: 0412 500 519
Email: admin@astcvic.org.au
Website: Link Meetings: 5.45pm, 1st Thursday of every second month, at Level 5, 4 Freshwater Place, Southbank, Melbourne (behind the PWC building).

City: DLS Melbourne

Genres: All.
Contact person: Trevor Code
Tel: (03) 5981-9391
Email: twcode@iprimus.com.au
Meetings: 4th Thursday of every month at the Writers Victoria Library at 7.00pm – 9.30pm.

Level 3, The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street.

Members must be experienced writers. The group is technically capped at 20.

City: Henry Lawson Society

Genres: Poetry and prose.
Contact person: Richard (previous president) Bryan Dickinson (current president)
Tel: 9785 7079 (Richard), 9877 3713 (Bryan)
Email: info@henrylawsonsociety.org
Meetings: 1.30 – 4.00pm 3rd Saturday of every month (February to December) at Monastery Hall, rear of St. Francis Church. Enter through the gate beside the bookshop, then walk straight down to the hall. Enter through the white door.

Monastery Hall, rear of St. Francis Church, 326 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

Come along to the monthly meeting of the Society and hear readings from Henry Lawson’s poetry … more

City: Inner City Writers

Genres: Fiction and Non-fiction
Contact person: Jack Cassidy
Tel: 0408 553 437+
Email: join.innercitywriters@gmail.com
Meetings: Every second Tuesday at 6.30pm.

The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

Includes writers with a range of experience, published and unpublished. If you’re interested i… more

City: Melb-Lit

Genres: All.
Contact person: James Hutchings
Tel: 0423 190 110
Website: Link Meetings: Meet every second Saturday at 3pm, at Riverland cafe near Federation Square (please RSVP website first). Cost is $2 per meeting, however the first meeting is free.

Riverland Bar and Cafe, Vaults 1-9 Federation Wharf (under Princes Bridge) Melbourne

City: Melbourne Children's and YA Fiction Writers Group

Genres: Picture Books, Children's Fiction and Young Adult Fiction
Contact person: Please apply to join the elist via the following link (you will need a yahoo id): http://au.groups.yahoo.com/group/MelbYAWriters/
Email: melbcya@yahoo.com
Meetings: Last Tuesday of the month, city area, but check first as we make some changes in holiday periods.

Volunteering member(s) bring copies of work for workshopping. We discuss writing and… more

City: Melbourne Poets Union

Genres: Poetry.
Contact person: Randall Stephens 0452 509 985 or Wendy Fleming (03) 9467 8249 or mobile 0404 517 881
Tel: 0404 517 881
Email: mpuinc@yahoo.com
Website: Link Meetings: Usually Thursday but varies.

PO Box 266 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 8009.

Meetings: Usually Wednesdays at the Wheeler Centre but venue may vary.Seeking New Members –… more

City: Melbourne Romance Writers Guild

Genres: Romance mostly.
Contact person: Elvina Payet
Tel: 0417 122 910
Email: etpayet@optusnet.com.au
Website: Link Meetings: Third Sunday of every month, 10am to 4pm. Secure area at rear of Fitzroy Library.

128 Moor Street Fitzroy Vic 3065

The MRWG’s mission is to inform, educate and support romance writers from the moment when the … more

City: Melbourne Screenwriters Group

Genres: All
Contact person: Valentino Costa
Email: caspita@tpg.com.au
Website: Link Meetings: Monthly.

Welcome new members in all aspects of screenwriting for Film and TV.

City: Society of Women Writers VIC

Genres: Poetry and Prose
Tel: 9502 0060
Email: shirleywhiteway@optusnet.com.au
Website: Link Meetings: 11am last Friday of the month (Feb to Nov). $5 entry.

Hayden Raysmith Room on the 4th Floor of Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

City: Spanish Speaking Writing Group of Melbourne

Genres: Most literature genres, including poetry, fiction and non fiction.
Contact person: Luis Pinel
Tel: 0408 842 030
Meetings: 2pm - 6pm, last Saturday of every month at Writers Victoria, Level 3 The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

The Spanish Speaking Writers Group of Melbourne aims to bring together people from a Spanish s… more

City: The Friday Group

Genres: All.
Contact person: Barry Revill
Tel: 9555 1114
Email: barryrevill@bigpond.com
Meetings: The group meets on the second Friday of each month at Writers Victoria. 10am to noon, then coffee afterwards.

Writers Victoria, level 3, the Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne.

We are a supportive group with an eye to being published, but with an emphasis on giving… more

Clifton Hill: Clifton Hill Writers' Group

Genres: All.
Contact person: Caroline
Email: cmiley22@gmail.com

The Clifton Hill Writers’ Group is a collection of people with a passion for writing. The… more

Corryong: Corryong Writers’ Group

Contact person: Chris Stuart
Tel: 0406 019 878
Email: christanstuart@gmail.com
Meetings: 6.30pm on the first Tuesday of every month at Legends Cafe.

20 Hansen Street, Corryong VIC 3707

Croydon North: Life Writing Group

Genres: Life Writing, Biographical/Autobiographical, Non-Fiction
Tel: 0468 882 256
Email: melaleucablue@gmail.com
Meetings: Meetings: The group meets on the first Friday of the month, 7pm - 9pm with light refreshment. Contribution of $2 for venue hire.

Venue: Village School- 9-13 Holloway Road, Croydon North VIC 3136

The group aims to offer support for those who are beginning or continuing to write their… more

Darebin: Queer or Whatever book club

Genres: Gay and lesbian / all
Contact person: Bernadette Green
Email: bern.jen@optusnet.com.au
Meetings: Monthly meetings on a Friday at 8.30pm.

Members' homes in the Northcote, Thornbury and Reservoir areas.

Members discuss a book by a gay or lesbian author (or containing gay or lesbian content) one m… more

Deer Park: Hunt Club Community Arts Centre Writing Group

Genres: All.
Contact person: Hunt Club Community Arts Centre
Tel: 03 9249 4600
Email: huntclubarts@brimbank.vic.gov.au
Meetings: Thursdays for a term of five sessions, 6.30 – 9.00 pm ($81/$76 concession)

Hunt Club Community Arts Centre, 775 Ballarat Road, Deer Park

Whether you write fiction, creative non-fiction, crime or fantasy, this group will provide… more

Docklands: Docklands Writers

Genres: All
Contact person: Susan Wells
Email: sueacwn@hotmail.com
Meetings: The last Tuesday of the month at 5.30-7.30pm.

The Hub, 80 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands.

A supportive and enthusiastic group, we welcome new member enquiries. Reforming…looking for… more

Doncaster East: Wordsmiths of Melbourne Poetry Group

Genres: Poetry.
Contact person: Jean Sietzema-Dickson or Janette Fernando
Tel: (03) 9890 5885 (Jean Sietzema-Dickson) or (03) 9736 1941 (Janette Fernando)
Fax: (03) 9890 5885
Email: poeticachristi@netspace.net.au [or] poetica@iprimus.com.au
Meetings: 2nd Saturday of the month 2 – 5pm (excluding January). Fee: $30 a year or $5 per session/$3 concession.

8 Woodhouse Road, Doncaster East

Meet to workshop poems. Publishing arm is the Poetica Christi Press. Poetry competition held e… more

East Malvern: Phoenix Park Neighbourhood House

Genres: All.
Contact person: Karin Bull
Tel: (03) 9530 4397
Email: phoenixparknh@swiftdsl.com.au
Website: Link Meetings: Three workshops every Monday: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon, 12.30 pm to 3.00 pm and 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm

Phoenix Park Neighbourhood House
22 Rob Roy Road, Malvern East VIC 3145

Join our group of writers, all working on their own projects and offering support and… more

Echuca: Campaspe-Murray Writers' Group

Genres: All.
Contact person: Diane Lawton, Jill Prowse (current president)
Tel: (03) 5480 6162 (Diane), 0407 614 599 (Jill)
Email: yewknow@bigpond.com, jillprowse@yahoo.com.au
Meetings: La Last Tuesday evening each month at 7.30 at the Echuca Neighbourhood House.

PO Box 1064, Echuca VIC 3564

Currently has 12 members. Members set themselves writing tasks, which they collectively… more

Emerald: Emerald Community House Creative Writing Group

Genres: All.
Contact person: Emerald Community House
Tel: 5968 3881
Email: emhouse@iinet.net.au
Meetings: Every Friday 12.30 to 3 at Emhouse.

356-358 Belgrave-Gembrook Road, Emerald, Victoria 3782

Members will publish their own individual zines. Fees: $50 a year.

Fitzroy: Melbourne Romance Writers Guild

Genres: Romance.
Contact person: Margaret Midwood
Tel: 0401 200 431
Email: melbournerwg@gmail.com
Website: Link Meetings: Third Sunday of every month from 11am – 4pm. The second Sunday in August and December. Fitzroy Library.

128 Moor Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Melbourne Romance Writers Guild, affiliated with Romance Writers Australia, is a non profit… more

Flemington: Flemington/Kensington Writers' Group

Genres: All
Contact person: Carmel Riordan
Tel: (03) 9017 5985
Email: carmel@insiteimages.com.au
Meetings: Group meets the third Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm.

Farnham Street Neighbourhood Learning Centre, 28 Farnham Street, Flemington

An informal discussion group for aspiring and more experienced writers. Get together to… more

Footscray: West Word Poetry

Contact person: Contact West Word Poetry via Facebook page
Meetings: 2pm on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, at the Dancing Dog Cafe.

42a Albert St. Footscray.

Forest Hill: Aardvakers

Genres: Poetry.
Contact person: Margaret Martin
Tel: 9803 2610
Email: mjm.8@bigpond.com
Meetings: Meets every third Thursday night of the month at 7.30 pm for workshopping members’ work.

14b Catherine Court, Forest Hill 3131.

Meets every third Thursday night of the month at 7.30 pm for workshopping members’ work.

Frankston: Wednesday's Child Writers' Group

Tel: 5986 1739
Email: francashman@msn.com

Bartiste Lounge, Ross Smith Lane (rear of 2/12 Young St). Frankston. Look for the archway

Last Wednesday of month. 6:30pm

Hawthorn: Boroondara Writers' Group

Genres: Poetry, short stories, memoir, fiction, non-fiction – all genres welcome.
Contact person: Caroline Carruthers
Tel: 0419 399 140
Email: boroondarawritersgroup@gmail.com
Website: Link Meetings: Meet monthly 1 – 4.30 pm on the last Saturday of the month, February to November.

Postal: PO Box 826, Camberwell South 3124.

Meeting Room 1, Hawthorn Community Precinct, Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn 3122.

Our meetings for 2014 will take place at Meeting Room 1, Hawthorn Community Precint… more

Hawthorn: Inner Eastern Writers Lunch Group

Genres: Creative/academic/other.
Contact person: Joel Magarey
Tel: Joel Magarey: 0431 535 835
Email: joelmagarey [at] gmail [dot] com
Meetings: Every Monday 1.30pm

Cafe FM, 636a Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn

New members most welcome for weekly lunch in a Hawthorn café. For creative/academic/other… more

Melbourne: Melbourne Writers' Social Group

Contact person: Jason Hargenrader
Email: melbournewriters@gmail.com
Website: Link Meetings: Every second Tuesday evening at 6pm in the City. See meetup.com for venue. RSVP on Meetup or email

MSWG meet every Tuesday evening at 6pm in the city. See Meetup, Facebook or Twitter for the venue. RSVP on Meetup or email.

Connect with other writers in a social setting for discussion, motivation and inspiration… more

Mentone: Be'Ner Spry Playwrights

Contact person: Michelle Axiak
Tel: 0405 082 291
Email: lukemickey@live.com.au
Meetings: Meetings will commence every Friday fortnight beginning 4 November at 7.30pm. Group will be restricted to 7 members only.

Writing from your gut, from your heart, from your soul is what’s going to distinguish a good p… more

Mordialloc: Mordialloc Writers’ Group

Genres: All.
Contact person: Mairi
Tel: 9587 8757 or 0403900585 (Mairi)
Email: mairi@ozemail.com.au
Website: Link Meetings: Tuesday every fortnight at 8pm, Mordialloc Neighbourhood House. On the last Sunday of the month they do a public performance called Readings by the Bay at 2pm at the same venue.

457 Main Street, Mordialloc

Meetings: Tuesday every fortnight at 8pm, Mordialloc Neighbourhood House.On the last Sunday… more

Mornington: Mornington Community Writers Group

Genres: All.
Tel: 5975 4772
Website: Link Meetings: 10am and 7.30pm every Friday.

Mornington Community House, Albert Street, Mornington.

Mt. Waverley: Wordweavers

Genres: All.
Contact person: Wordweavers
Tel: 03 9807 6011
Meetings: Fortnightly on Tuesdays, 9.45am – 12pm.

Waverley Community Learning Centre, 5 Fleet Street Mount Waverley.

Northcote: Hellenic Writers Association of Australia

Genres: Poetry and literature.
Contact person: Joanna Liakakos
Tel: (03) 9480 1217
Meetings: First Thursday of every month.
Meet every Friday 1 – 3pm for language lessons.

Northcote Library, 32-38 Separation Street, Northcote.

Patterson Lakes: Lake Side Writers’ Workshop

Genres: All
Contact person: Fred Curtis
Tel: (03) 9580 7630
Email: fgcurtis@optusnet.com.au
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the month - 1.15pm start.

Patterson Lakes Community Hall, Thompson Road.

New writers of all genres accepted. Fee $3.
Workshop structure: writers submit pieces by email … more

Reservoir: Dots and Dashes creative writing group

Tel: 0401 281 581

Reservoir Civic Centre. 23 Edwardes Street, Reservoir VIC 3073

Genres: Short story and poetry.Meetings are held Monday fortnightly at the Reservoir Civic… more

Reservoir: wRiters and Reciters

Tel: 0403 708 759
Email: ruthvenstorygarden@yahoo.com.au
Meetings: 1-3.30pm every Monday at the Reservoir Library.

17/21 Ralph Street, Reservoir VIC 3073

Upwey: Word Tree

Tel: 9754 1789
Meetings: 3pm, 1st Saturday of the month. At Burrinja Cafe.

351 Glenfern Rd. Upwey.

Watsonia: Poets@Watsonia

Contact person: Wendy Fleming
Tel: 0404 517 881
Email: poetswat@yahoo.com
Meetings: 7pm, second Tuesday of each month at the Watsonia Library Community Room

Ibbottson Street Watsonia, Victoria 3087

Williamstown: Williamstown Writers Group

Genres: All.
Contact person: Helene Richards or Mary Burbidge
Tel: 93978222 or 0423425641 (Helene), 93915758 (Mary)
Email: williwriters@hotmail.com
Meetings: Meetings take place on the first Tuesday of every month 8pm.

Convenes on the first Tuesday of the month at 8pm (no meeting January, and November meeting… more

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Daylesford & Macedon

Ballarat: Ballarat Regional FAW

Genres: All.
Contact person: David Farnsworth
Tel: 5335 9141 or 0400 887 028
Meetings: Third Tuesday of every month (except January) at 7.30pm. Dinner meetings are held at various venues in March, June, September and December.

Kohinoor Centre, Corner Sebastopol & Errand Streets, Ballarat VIC 3353.

New members welcome. Annual fee of $45/ $33 concession. Exchange news and views, read a… more

Ballarat: Ballarat Writers Inc.

Genres: Poetry.
Contact person: Bronwyn Blaiklock
Tel: 0409234375
Email: info@ballaratwriters.com
Website: Link Meetings: Readings on 4th Sunday in every month with guest writer (any genre), plus open mic session. See website for guests, venue and time.

PO Box 2738 Bakery Hill Ballarat VIC 3354

Ballarat Writers Inc produces numerous writing-related events every year, including literary t… more

Mollongghip: Ballarat Women Writers' Group

Contact person: Averil Macklin
Tel: (03) 5334 5392
Meetings: Call for details.

c/o Box M336 Roadside Delivery, Mollongghip VIC 3352

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Warragul: Baw Baw Writers’ Network Inc

Contact person: Bronwyn Hansen (secretary)
Tel: 0474501130
Email: bbwnsecretary@gmail.com
Meetings: Monthly on the third Thursday of every month (except December) at 7pm at the Public Library, 136 Princes Way, Drouin. (Use the side entrance.)

21 Willow Crescent, Warragul VIC 3820 (Janet’s house)

Informal chat at 7pm, starting with creative writing exercises. The workshops have included… more

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Bendigo: Bendigo Writers' Council

Genres: All
Contact person: Dawn Ras-mussen
Tel: (03) 5434 4417 or 0499 974 950
Meetings: Once a month.

PO Box 565 Junortoun Vic 3551

Meet once a month in sessions called Writers Explore involving a combination of speakers &… more

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Great Western: Grampians Writers' Group

Genres: All.
Contact person: Rhonda Poholke
Tel: (03) 5352 1100
Email: grampianswritersgroup@gmail.com
Meetings: Second Sunday of each month, except in January, at the Great Western Primary School. Meeting time 2pm. Stephenson St, Great Western VIC 3377

Stephenson St Great Western VIC 3377

Meetings, readings, workshops, guest speakers, poetry readings, competitions, Seeking new… more

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Great Ocean Rd

Colac: Colac Writers’ Guild

Genres: All.
Contact person: Lorraine Black
Tel: (03)53352228
Email: lj.black@skymesh.com.au
Meetings: Tuesdays 9.45am – 12 noon.

Colac Library, 173 Queens St, Colac

The group has been running for 25 years. Basic session runs as constructive criticism through … more

Geelong Working Writers

Contact person: Sandra Jobling
Tel: 0412 015 470
Meetings: Tuesdays, 3–5pm

South Barwon Community Centre, 33 Mount Pleasant Rd, Belmont

There is a cost of $2.00 to cover the room fee.Bring pen & notebook or laptop to work on… more

Geelong: Geelong Writers

Genres: All
Contact person: Ms Sophia Shen
Tel: 0421 559 592
Email: geelongwriters@gmail.com
Website: Link

PO Box 3016, Geelong, Vic, 3220

Open to all. Current membership is 165. Aims to promote local writers, co-ordinate literary… more

Warrnambool: Warrnambool Regional FAW

Genres: All
Contact person: Vivien Stanley
Tel: 03 5562 0108
Email: vivistan@bigpond.com
Meetings: Second Monday of month except January.

13 Birdwood Avenue Warrnambool VIC 3280

Writers from all genres welcome. Sessions involve writing exercises, readings and… more

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Mornington Peninsula: Peninsula Regional FAW

Genres: All.
Contact person: Charmaine Caliatzis
Tel: (03) 9770 9405 Charmaine (Treasurer, Acting President)
Email: peninsulafaw@mail.com
Meetings: Third Sunday of the month (apart from January) 1.45pm for 2.00pm start. The December meeting is an informal break-up before the month off, at a restaurant, needs to be booked beforehand.

Community Contact House, 9 Albert Street, Mornington.

Postal Address: PO Box 574, Mornington, 3931

New members from all genres welcome. Every two years we aim to publish an anthology of our… more

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Albury: Write Friends

Genres: All.
Contact person: Leanne Johnston
Tel: 0467 316 210
Email: writefriends@bigpond.com
Meetings: Third Saturday of each month starting at 10am at the Albury Library Museum. Call for details. First one’s free, then $2 donation per meeting.

540 Kiewa Street, Albury NSW 2640. Tel: 6023 8333

Group does writings, readings, critiquing, workshops, competitions & occasional guest speakers.

Shepparton: The Goulburn Valley Writers' Group Inc.

Tel: 03 5829 1038
Email: hcastles@bigpond.com
Website: Link Meetings: Second Wednesday of each month (except January) at 7.30 pm: The Hotel Terminus, Cnr. High & Hoskin Streets, Shepparton.

PO Box 2115 Shepparton VIC 3632

Swan Hill: Swan Hill Regional FAW

Email: learn@macesh.vic.edu.au
Meetings: 'The Poets' meet regularly.

Dowling House, 429 Campbell Street, Swan Hill VIC 3585

Please address queries about meeting dates to the above address.

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Phillip Island

Inverloch: Bass Coast Writers Inc.

Contact person: Jane Denton
Tel: 03 5674 8174
Email: notned@southernphone.com.au
Meetings: Meet: every Thursday 1 - 3pm. $10 a year membership + $3 for every attendance

Community House, Inverloch Library Hubb A-Beckett Street, Inverloch

A writers' support group for South Gippsland writers of all ages. No meetings in January.more

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Vic. High Country

Lima East: Benalla Regional Writers Group

Contact person: J. M. Wagenhofer
Tel: n/a
Email: jo1mag@bigpond.net.au
Website: Link Meetings: Quarterly

25 Tulley Road, Lima East, VIC, 3673

Basic Group Structure: Planning future events and update on member group news Seeking New Members:

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Yarra Valley & Dandenongs

Upper Yarra Writers Group

Contact person: Lindy Schneider
Tel: 0417 365 697
Email: lindy@lindyschneider.com.au
Website: Link Meetings: First Thursday of every month 7-9pm

Wild Thyme, Main Street, Warburton

A warm welcome is extended to new members of the Upper Yarra Writers Group. This group is… more

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Writers Victoria

Writers Victoria
Level 3, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, the Wheeler Centre
Melbourne VIC 3000

Tel: 03 9094 7855
Fax: 03 9650 8010

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 10am-5pm