Vera vs Vern

Kayti Murphy


When Vera and Vern discover that Centrelink pays more money to single pensioners than married couples, they decide to get a ‘fake’ divorce.


But working through the details of their sham split leads to a very real War of the Roses that divides the entire retirement village. After losing her job at the local pizza shop, and with no other employment prospects, 74-year-old Vera is forced onto the aged pension. Enraged to discover …

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About Kayti Murphy

Kayti Murphy is the winner of the 2023 Monte Miller Award - short form category. She is a screenwriter and actor based in Fremantle, Western Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Media Studies (Film and Television),... View Kayti Murphy's Bio

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