This is a wonderful opportunity to get your M/S out there. I know I'm giving it a go.
it is open until the 13th October 2011. GET CRACKING!
The Award, to aid in the development of the next stage of an unpublished manuscript, is for a work of adult literary or genre fiction. It will be granted to the work that shows the greatest promise and likely to benefit most from this opportunity.
$10,000 + $2,000 for a mentor of your choice
Over the next three years this Award will become one of Australia’s major prizes for an unpublished manuscript.