The announcement was made at tonight’s Australian Writers Guild Awgie Awards held in Sydney.
Other winners included The Secret Life Of Us writer Kris Mrksa who picked up the Foxtel Fellowship, Chris Lilley who was recognised for his contribution to comedy and films Snow Town and Burning Man.
The Awgie winners:
2011 Kit Denton Fellowship
ForCourage and Excellence in Performance Writing
Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan
2011 Foxtel Fellowship
Fellowship awarded in recognition of a significant body of work in television.
2011 Richard Lane Award
For Outstanding Service and Dedication to the Australian Writers’ Guild
2011 Dorothy Crawford Award
For Outstanding Contribution to the Profession
2011 Fred Parsons Award
For Outstanding Contribution