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.

The black&write! Writing and Editing Project consists of an annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Writing Fellowship competition and Editing Internships.

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.

Music notesLetty Katts Award
The Letty Katts Award supports the research and documenting of Queensland’s music history.

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.

Young Writers Award 2017Young Writers Award
The Young Writers Award or YWA is an annual $2,000 short story competition open to Queenslanders aged 15 to 25.

Queensland Literary AwardsQueensland Literary Awards
The Queensland Literary Awards celebrate and promote outstanding Australian writers.

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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