Media Centre For more detailed information, images and interviews please contact:Media & Communications Recent media releases SubjectAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState LibrarianAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState Librarian Search Reset All Shortlists announced for 2020 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Friday 20 March 2020 Contemporary works by leading and emerging Australian writers have been shortlisted for the 2020 NSW Premier's Literary Awards, the State Library of NSW announced today. Entries open for $40,000 award for female scriptwriters Friday 6 March 2020 Nominations opened for the 2020 Mona Brand Award for Women Stage and Screen Writers. History Awards call for 2020 nominations Wednesday 19 February 2020 The State Library announces the opening of nominations for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2020. Finalists for State Library’s new short film prize announced Tuesday 4 June 2019 The State Library of NSW has announced the best short films to premiere at the inaugural Shortstacks Short Film Festival on Wednesday 12 June 2019. Shortlists announced for 2019 NSW Premier's Literary Awards Thursday 28 February 2019 The State Library of NSW has announced the shortlists for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards 2019. Entries open for NSW Premier’s History Awards Friday 22 February 2019 Entries now open for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2019. New $20,000 short film prize Tuesday 29 January 2019 Shortstacks open to established, emerging and first-time filmmakers of all ages. Patricia Cornelius wins Mona Brand Award Tuesday, 30 October 2018 One of Australia’s most uncompromising playwrights has won the 2018 Mona Brand Award for Women Stage and Screen Writers. Show more Past media releases Media Releases - 2015 Media releases from this year Media Releases - 2014 All the media releases from 2014 Media Releases - 2013 All the media releases from 2014 Media Releases - 2012 All the media releases for this year Media kit Library Experts Are you looking for an expert to interview? Browse our expert profiles.