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 isÂ $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.