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2015 Tasmanian Premier's Literary Prizes shortlists

Congratulations to all the writers shortlisted for the 2015 Premier's Literary Prizes! The shortlists for the 2015 Premier's Literary Prizes were announced at the opening of the Tasmanian Writers and Readers Festival on Friday, 11 September 2015.

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2015 Queensland Literary Awards shortlists

The QLA is a community driven awards program, managed by State Library of Queensland, which nurtures and celebrates the talent and achievement of Australian writers. This year 58 authors have been shortlisted across 12 categories.

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BOSCH renewed for a second season

BOSCH, Amazon Prime's series starring Titus Welliver as the no-nonsense investigator featured in a series of acclaimed novels by Michael Connelly (shown in Australia on SBS One), received a green light for a second season, barely a month after its premiere.

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Winners at the 2015 NSW Premier's History Awards

Winners of the 2015 NSW Premier's History Awards have been announced, with both our nominated authors collecting awards.

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2015 Melbourne Prize for Literature Finalists

Congratulations to Alex Miller and Christos Tsiolkas, announced as finalists for The Melbourne Prize for Literature 2015 and Awards, one of the most valuable literature prizes in Australia.

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Jasper Jones - the movie

Craig Silvey's bestselling novel Jasper Jones is headed for the silver screen!

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CBCA Book of the Year Awards 2015: winners

Winners in this year's Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards have been announced!

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Shortlists announced for 2015 NSW Premier's History Awards

The Premier of New South Wales, the Hon Mike Baird MP has announced the shortlist for the 2015 NSW Premier's History Awards.

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2015 Tasmanian Premier's Literary Prizes longlists revealed

The Premier's Literary Prizes are the Tasmanian State Government's biennial literary awards. They celebrate the richness of the Tasmanian literary sector and acknowledge the particular influence that Tasmania has on written work.

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2015 Environment Award for Children’s Literature winners

The Environment Award for Children's Literature is an initiative of the Wilderness Society Inc. Awarded annually, the prize is given to outstanding children's books that promote a love of nature, and a sense of caring and responsibility for the environment.

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