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Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards Dinner


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Most of the time reading and writing are solitary activities. But this is the night where that changes. This is the night for dinner and celebration with a literary flavour. It’s probably time to get your nose out of those books.

Hosted by the incomparable Casey Bennetto and presented by Ted Baillieu MLA, Premier and Minister for the Arts, this is our night to honour our finest writers.

Celebrate with us in the Plaza Ballroom of the Regent Theatre.

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Casey Bennetto

Casey Bennetto is an award-winning writer, musician and radio broadcaster. He wrote the musical KEATING!, hosts the program Superfluity on Melbourne’s 3RRR, and has appeared in places as diverse as ABCTV’s Spicks and Specks, the Melbourne International Arts Festival and the Festival of Dangerous... Read more


Regent Theatre

191 Collins Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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