Whether you are just starting out or are a published professional, Writers Centres support you to achieve your writing goals.
The type of support writers centres offer include:

Professional advice and courses in writing, publishing and editing
Pathways to publication
Industry knowledge and contact with publishers and literary agents
Referrals to specialist services, including copyright and legal advice
Literary events, professional networks and a supportive community
Promotion of books to readers and markets

Membership is inexpensive and worth the small investment. Here is a list of the writers centres in Australia:

ACT Writers Centre: www.actwriters.org.au
NSW Writers’ Centre: www.nswwriterscentre.org.au
NT Writers’ Centre: www.ntwriters.com.au
QLD Writers Centre: www.qwc.asn.au
SA Writers’ Centre: www.sawriters.on.net
TAS Writers’ Centre: www.tasmanianwriters.org
VIC Writers’ Centre: www.vwc.org.au
WA State Literature Centre: www.writingwa.org