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Winners announced for NSW Premier’s History Awards

Friday
Friday 3 September 2021

The 2021 NSW Premier’s History Awards, offering $75,000 in prize money, were announced online tonight by the State Library.

“Vivid and complex” portrait of Truganini wins nation’s richest prize for life writing

Thursday
Thursday 26 August 2021

Truganini: Journey through the apocalypse by Cassandra Pybus has won this year’s $25,000 National Biography Award.

2021 NSW Premier’s History Awards shortlists announced

Wednesday
Wednesday 11 August 2021

The Premier of NSW, The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP TODAY [11 August 2021] announced the shortlists for the 2021 NSW Premier’s History Awards. 

Shortlist announced for Australia’s richest biography prize

Thursday
Thursday 5 August 2021

Compelling biographies of trailblazers and survivors have been shortlisted alongside raw-edged memoirs for the 2021 National Biography Award.

The Library is temporarily closed onsite, open online

Thursday
Thursday 29 July 2021

Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, the State Library of NSW closed temporarily.