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This page is part of the 2012 FESTIVAL ARCHIVE.
Visit the current Melbourne Writers Festival website for details of the next festival.

Ticket Information

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Melbourne Writers Festival Box Office

For assistance booking tickets, please call us on 03 9999 1199, or visit our Box Office.

20 July to 22 August:
Box Office,
Melbourne Writers Festival,
Level 1, 176 Lt Lonsdale Street,
The Wheeler Centre,
11am-3pm, Monday to Friday
Note: other times are available by appointment.
Please enquire on 03 9999 1199.

23 August to 2 September:
MWF Box Office,
Federation Square,
Flinders Street,
9am-7.30pm, Monday to Sunday


Concessions apply to the following:

  • Children (16 years and under)
  • Full time students
  • Pensioners
  • Senior citizens
  • The Age subscribers
  • Members of: Artshub; Australian Writers Guild; Museum Victoria; Victorian Writers Centre
  • Companion Card holders. Please call (03) 9999 1199 or visit our box office to book tickets using a Companion Card

Transaction Fees

A sliding scale system applies to internet, phone and box office bookings, on a per transaction basis, as follows:

Total Transaction Cost         Fee
$0 - $25.00                             $2.00
$25.01 - $75.00                     $3.50
$75.01 - $100.00                   $4.50
$100.01 - $400.00                $5.50
$400.01 +                               $7.00


As part of our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint, Melbourne Writers Festival adds a carbon offset fee of 50c to each transaction, on an opt-out basis. If you don’t wish to participate, simply remove the fee from your booking before proceeding with the transaction. For more information on this voluntary carbon offset scheme, please see our Green Initiatives page.

Terms of Sale

For ticketing Terms of Sale, click here.


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Melbourne Writers Festival, 25 Aug 2011 - 04 Sept 2011
Level 1, 176 Lt Lonsdale Street, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne VIC 3000
Box Office: +61 (0)3 9999 1199, T: +61 (0)3 9094 7859, F: +61 (0)3 9650 6467

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