North Sydney Council

Don Bank Writer in Residence

North Sydney Council offers writers the unique opportunity to work for 9 months at the historic Don Bank Museum, a heritage building in a garden setting located in North Sydney. The 2020 residency runs from March to December (an earlier start is negotiable) and offers a comfortable study, kitchen and bathroom.  Writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, plays, memoirs, songwriters and musical composers are invited to apply. 

As writer-in-residence you will be required to work on your writing project and contribute to Stanton Library’s public programs by leading three stimulating workshops or activities as well as a public presentation of your work at Don Bank Museum at the end of your residency.

participate in three and a final presentation of your work at the Don Bank Museum at the end of your residency.

Applications close on 21 October.

For more information and an application for contact Amanda Hudson on

 (02) 9936 8425 or email Amanda 


Thursday 22 August, 2019
Monday 21 October, 2019
Don Bank Museum
Venue Address
6 Napier Street, North Sydney

Sydney, , North Sydney

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