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2022 Student Literary Awards

Tuesday 13 September 2022

Talented young writers from across NSW were recognised at the 2022 Student Literary Awards. 

Winners announced for NSW Premier’s History Awards

Friday 2 September 2022

A total of $75,000 in prize money was awarded tonight as part of the official launch of NSW History Week.

National Biography Award winners announced

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Bernadette Brennan’s “brilliant and balanced” portrait of the complicated life of Australian literary figure Gillian Mears has won the $25,000 National Biography Award. 

Library Bar deck to be extended

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Great news … our plans to extend the Library Bar's popular observation deck have now been approved.

National Biography Award announcement

Wednesday 3 August 2022

The winners will be announced live on ABC Radio Sydney on Wednesday 10 August, from 9 am.