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Introducing our 2023-2027 Strategy

Introducing our 2023-2027 Strategy

20 Sep 2022

For Story Factory, success is an Australia where all young people have a voice.  The aim of our strategy to 2027 is to support young people in under-resourced communities in...

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Gratitude Banners

Gratitude Banners

02 Sep 2022

In Term 2, 2022 Story Factory ran a special workshop called Gratitude Banners with Shalvey Public School. This workshop asked students to think about the things they are grateful for...

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STORY FACTORY WRITING PRIZE ANNOUNCEMENT 

STORY FACTORY WRITING PRIZE ANNOUNCEMENT 

27 Jul 2022

The winners of the The Story Factory 10 Year Anniversary Writing Prize have been announced at an event at Story Factory Parramatta on Tuesday 26 July. Congratulations to all of...

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Story Factory collaboration with the State Library of NSW and National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy (NASCA)

Story Factory collaboration with the State Library of NSW and National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy (NASCA)

25 Jul 2022

In June 2021 in collaboration with the State Library of NSW and National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy (NASCA), Story Factory storytellers Richard Short, Lamisa Haque and Kevin Ngo led a...

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Story Factory on ABC News

Story Factory on ABC News

22 Jul 2022

Bilal, Cath and some of our wonderful young writers were recently featured in a story on ABC’s The Business. Private and Public Ancillary Funds (PAFs) are an integral piece in...

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Welcoming our new deputy chair Ali Green and chair Gemma Salteri

Welcoming our new deputy chair Ali Green and chair Gemma Salteri

16 Jun 2022

We are thrilled to welcome our new deputy chair, Ali Green, and our new chair, Gemma Salteri! Our founding chair, Michael Gonski, is stepping down at the end of this...

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National Teacher Survey

National Teacher Survey

19 May 2022

Are you an English teacher at a high school? Or a primary teacher?  Would you like a chance to WIN ONE OF TEN $100 VISA GIFT CARDS!   We’re conducting a...

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10th Anniversary Writing Prize

10th Anniversary Writing Prize

07 Apr 2022

Generously sponsored by UBS, our 10th Anniversary Writing Prize is open to young writers who don’t often see themselves or their lives reflected in books and media. We welcome entries from primary and high school students across Australia, and all Story Factory alumni. There are cash prizes as well as a super exciting mentorship opportunity with a professional writer.

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Story Factory featured on The Project

Story Factory featured on The Project

02 Mar 2022

Last week a team from Channel 10’s The Project came to the Story Factory Parramatta centre to learn about the magic that happens in Story Factory workshops. They spoke to...

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Student Writing Triumphs After a Year of Disrupted Learning

Student Writing Triumphs After a Year of Disrupted Learning

16 Dec 2021

Story Factory, Sydney’s dedicated creative writing centre for young people from under-resourced communities, is preparing to celebrate this week the release of 26 novellas and poetry collections all written by...

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Meet Asha

Meet Asha

23 Nov 2021

Asha is a young poet who has been writing with us for two years. Currently in Year 12 at Rooty Hill High School, Asha is just putting the finishing touches...

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Local kid gives back to his community

Local kid gives back to his community

18 Nov 2021

Clarity Pharmaceuticals, a leader in developing next-generation treatments for children and adults with cancer, is pleased to announce its support for Story Factory, a not-for-profit creative writing centre for young people...

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Diary of a Storyteller: Literacy and Learning

Diary of a Storyteller: Literacy and Learning

19 Aug 2021

Story Factory aims to foster a greater engagement with writing and storytelling in young people. We do this by placing emphasis on the student’s ideas, and not just on their writing.

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A Day in the Life of a Storyteller

A Day in the Life of a Storyteller

11 Jun 2021

I wanted to share a quick window into my life at Story Factory as we're asking for your support to hire a fellow Storyteller!

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2021 Write It Fellowship recipients

2021 Write It Fellowship recipients

01 Jun 2021

Penguin Random House Australia (PRH) has announced the recipients of the 2021 Write It fellowship program.

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