Media Centre For more detailed information, images and interviews please contact: Media & Communications Recent media releases Subject Subject Show All Awards Fellowships Exhibitions Library Council Ministerial media releases Acquisitions and rare documents Recent media stories Services State Librarian Show AllAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState Librarian Search Reset All Entries now open for the NSW Premier's History Awards 2017 Awards Monday, 27 February 2017 A total of $75,000 in prize money will be presented to the winners at an awards ceremony in September 2017. Shortlist announced for Australia's most prestigious business literature prize Awards Wednesday, 15 February 2017 Books about media mogul Hector Crawford, Norway’s oil industry, and Wall Street’s First African American millionaire among the contenders. Inaugural award for women writers announced Awards Monday, 7 November 2016 Playwright Joanna Murray‐Smith wins $30,000 award. 2016 Ashurst Business Literature Prize Awards Tuesday 4 October 2016 Entries now open for Australia's most prestigious business literature prize. NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2017 open Awards The State Library of NSW today announced the opening of nominations for the 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Winners announced for 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards Awards The 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards, offering $75,000 in prize money, were announced TONIGHT at the State Library of NSW, as part of the official launch of NSW History Week. Shortlists announced for 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards Awards The Premier of NSW, the Hon Mike Baird MP announced the shortlist for the 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards. 2016 National Biography Award Awards Brenda Niall's gripping biography ‘Mannix’ has won the 2016 National Biography Award. Show more Past media releases Media Releases - 2015 Media Releases - 2014 Media Releases - 2013 Media Releases - 2012 Media kit Library Experts Are you looking for an expert to interview? Browse our expert profiles.