Australia Day Auditions

Audition dates: Saturday 2 September and Sunday 3 September at Theatre 3, Acton.
Australia Day by Jonathan Biggins
Director Cate Clelland
Season: 16 Nov - 2 Dec 2017
6 Roles
Audition times are in one hour blocks, 9am start - 5pm finish Saturday and 10am - 5pm finish Sunday.
Auditionees are requested to perform an Australian 3 minute (maximum) monologue in an Australian accent.
Monologues will be presented first followed by group work from the play. Please read the script before auditioning.

There is a $5 fee for each script – refundable on return of the script at your audition. For any inquiries or bookings please email auditions[at]

The Play is set in a fictional town in Australia.

The Characters:

Brian Harrigan. 45-plus, Mayor of Coriole Shire and preselection candidate for the Liberal Party. Chair of the Australia Day Organising Committee, Small business owner, Rotarian.

Robert Wilson. 45-plus, Deputy Mayor of Coriole Shire and loyal Deputy Chair of the Committee.

Maree Bucknell(pronounced Mah-ree). 60-plus, President of the local Country Womens Association. Long-serving committee member.

Wally Stewart. 55-plus, local builder and small scale developer. Long-serving committee member.

Helen McInnes. 35-plus, local Greens Councillor, a relatively new arrival to the shire from the state capital. New to the committee.

Chester Lee. 25-plus, newly arrived Australian-born Vietnamese primary school teacher. Very new to the committee.

All character descriptions have been taken from the script.