Awards and competitions
The State Library of Queensland proudly hosts a number of awards and competitions, some open to all Queenslanders and some to specific client groups.
Competitions for those interested in providing their vision of the future of libraries as part of State Library's Why Library? program.
Queensland 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.
The Queensland section of the Australian Poetry Slam is hosted by the State Library. Workshops and heats are run throughout Queensland in July and August, with the final in September. The winner is flown to Sydney for the National Poetry Slam final.
The black&write! Indigenous Writing and Editing Project consists of an annual Indigenous Writing Fellowship competition and Indigenous Editing Mentorships.
Young Writers Award
SLQ's annual Young Writers Award of $2,000 is open to Queenslanders aged 18 to 25.
Queensland 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.
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