Awards and competitions

State Library of Queensland proudly hosts a number of awards and competitions, some open to all Queenslanders and some to specific client groups.

Queensland Literary AwardsQueensland Literary Awards
The Queensland Literary Awards celebrate and promote outstanding Australian writers. Nominations for 2015 closed 19 June. Find out more about the Awards.

Young Writers AwardsYoung Writers Award
Entries have now closed for SLQ's annual Young Writers Award, a $2,000 short story competition open to Queenslanders aged 15 to 25. Winners will be announced soon.

Treading the maze: an artist's book of daze, 1993, Susan E. King, Australian Library of Art, ALAAB KIN, SLQ.Siganto Foundation Artists' Books Fellowships
The Australian Library of Art at SLQ is offering Siganto Foundation Artists' Books Fellowships for 2015, thanks to the generosity of the Foundation.

Queensland Memory AwardsQueensland Memory Awards
The Queensland Memory Awards are given annually by the Library Board of Queensland to recognise the achievement of excellence in library research and the contribution of new knowledge to Queensland’s history. Supported by the Queensland Library Foundation.

Hall of FameQueensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame
The Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame recognises the outstanding achievements of businesses and business leaders that have contributed to Queensland’s economy, reputation and innovations.

The black&write! Indigenous Writing and Editing Project consists of an annual Indigenous Writing Fellowship competition and Indigenous Editing Internships.

Hot & BotheredHot & Bothered
Hot & Bothered – Save Modern Queensland invited you to submit a 3-minute film on a mid-century modern building in Queensland that you love. Winners announced!

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