Per Capita Young Writers’ Prize 2019

March 14, 2019


The prestigious Per Capita Young Writers’ Prize is now open for submissions. Do you have an idea for fighting inequality in Australia? Do you want to win $1500? We can’t wait to hear your thoughts.


Answer the following question in under 3000 words (no lower limit):

????Imagine you have the opportunity to implement one, single policy to make Australia a more equal society. What policy do you choose?????

Submit to by the end of April.


Answers can be academic essays, opinion pieces, or personal reflections – no rules on format.

You don’t need to have specific knowledge of the policymaking process – just hit us with your best idea.

PS: aged out of this particular opportunity but know a young person with a drive to fight for a fairer Australia? Let them know we want to hear from them!