List of Australian literary awards

List of Australian literary awards

A list of Australian literary awards and prizes:


* ABC Fiction Award
* ACT Writing and Publishing Awards
* The Age Book of the Year
* Australian Literature Society Gold Medal
* The Australian/Vogel Literary Award
* Banjo Awardscite web | url = | title = Banjo Awards | publisher = Dymocks Booksellers | accessdate =2008-01-16 ]
* Barbara Jefferis Award
* David Unaipon Award
* Henry Lawson Literary Awards
* Miles Franklin Award
* New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards
* Nita Kibble Literary Award
* Patricia Weickhardt Award
* Patrick White Award
* Prime Minister's Literary Awards [ [ 2008 Prime Minister's Literary Awards] ]
* Queensland Premier's Literary Awards
* S. H. Prior Memorial Prize (1935 - 1956)
* South Australian Premier's Awards
* T. A. G. Hungerford Award
* TDK Australian Audio Book Awards (1989-1999)
* Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction
* Victorian Premier's Literary Award
* Western Australian Premier’s Australia-Asia Literary Award [ [ Australia and Asia's richest literary award launched] ]
* Western Australian Premier's Book Awards

Short stories

* The Age Short Story Award


* ACT Writing and Publishing Awards
* Anne Elder Award
* Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prizecite web |title= The Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize |publisher= UQS Australia Faculty of the Arts |url= |accessdate= 2007-09-15]
* Christopher Brennan Award
* C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry
* Grace Leven Prize for Poetry
* Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize
* Harri Jones Memorial Prize for Poetry
* Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry
* Mary Gilmore Prize
* Newcastle Poetry Prize
* Philip Hodgins Memorial Medal
* The Roland Robinson Literary Award
* The Val Vallis Award


* Patrick White Playwrights' Award
* Philip Parsons Young Playwrights Award

Children's books

* Bilby Awards (CBCA)
* Canberra’s Own Outstanding List (COOL) Awards
* Children's Book Council of Australia Awards
* Children's Book of the Year Award Winners (CBCA)
* Crichton Award for Children's Book Illustration (CBCA)
* Dame Annabelle Rankin Award (CBCA)
* Leila St John Award (CBCA)
* Multi-Cultural Children's Literature Award
* Nan Chauncy Award (CBCA)

Science fiction, horror, and other speculative fiction

* Aurealis Award
* Australian Shadows Award
* Chandler Award
* Ditmar Award

Crime writing

* CWA Duncan Laurie Dagger Awards
* Ned Kelly Awards


* ACT Writing and Publishing Awards
* Walkley Awards
* Whitley Awards (Australia)

See also

* Australian History Awards
* Australian literature
* The Commonwealth Writers Prize
* List of literary awards
* National Biography Award
* New South Wales Premier's History Awards

External links

* [ Association for the Study of Australian Literature]
* [ The Age Short Story Competition]
* [ David Unaipon Award]
* [ Nita Kibble Award]


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