Government was right to cut funding to Literary Awards

Given that the Literary Awards went ahead without government assistance, and that a number of awards went to authors from outside Queensland such as Frank Moorhouse (as reported in the Courier-Mail this morning), the Government’s decision earlier this year to cut funding was justified. It’s hard to see how giving prizes to non-Queenslanders helps encourage literary pursuits in Queensland.

I’ve previously posted on the Literary Awards:

Qld Literary Awards going ahead anyway, meaning Govt’s decision is justified

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