Who: To be eligible, you must live in Australia, be over 18, have a disability and be available to work on your content between September and November 2021.
What: We want you to pitch a non-fiction, original story idea. It could be your lived experience, an issue you see affecting your community, a stereotype you want to dispel or a celebration of life as a person with disability.
You will be paid for your work.
How: Fill in the form below by midnight Monday, August 9, telling us about your idea, how you will produce it and your previous content-making experience.
What are we looking for? When you pitch your story idea, you will need to select a format that best suits what you want to do. The ABC is looking for story ideas that fit the following formats:
Video: 2 – 3 minute short-form video.
Audio: 2 – 3 minute package.
Written article: an 800-word feature article.
Social Media: Instagram or Facebook stories, or a photo essay, for example.
If you’re successful, you will work with an ABC producer between September and November 2021 to produce the story.