The Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History closing date has been announced – 5.00 pm on 17 November 2006.

The prize is “for an outstanding publication or body of work that contributes significantly to an understanding of Australian history”. The prize money is $100,000 and may be awarded to an individual or a group.

According to the government, applicable “works” include, but are not limited to:

  • historical events;
  • historical figures (including biographies); and
  • work covering a particular subject.

Books, documentaries or multimedia are eligible. For more information and the guidelines visit DEST’s site.

The Australian Writer’s Marketplace is Australia and New Zealand’s only guide to the writing industry. While providing submission and contact details for the print media and publishing industry.

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