Writing doesn’t deliver a living wage says new Australia Council report

An Australian author’s average income is just $18,200 a year according to a new Australia Council survey.

Despite writing being an essential component of our culture and a significant contributor to the economy, the average annual income for an Australian author is only $18,200.

Consequently, many authors rely on multiple sources of income to make ends meet, significantly reducing the amount of time they can dedicate to their writing.

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