2022
Winners announced
2022
Semut: The Untold Story of a Secret Australian Operation in WWII Borneo
Penguin Random House Australia
Shortlisted
2022
Australia and the Pacific: A history
NewSouth
Shortlisted

Highly commended

2022
Australias great depression book cover
Allen & Unwin
Highly commended
2022
cover image of spies and sparrows
Melbourne University Publishing
Highly commended
2022
cover image of harlem nights
Melbourne University Publishing
Highly commended

The Australian History Prize ($15,000) is for a major work of non-fiction, published in book or ebook form, on Australian history. Entries should address subjects of national significance. 

Past winners

2021
People of the River
Allen & Unwin
Winner
2020
Book cover Bedlam at Botany Bay
NewSouth Publishing
Winner
2019
cover image of the book the bible in australia
NewSouth Publishing
Winner
2018
book cover image of the battle within
NewSouth Publishing
Winner
2017
From the Edge Cover image
Melbourne University Publishing
Winner