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.

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

Poetry Slam performerPoetry Slam
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.

Queensland Literary AwardsQueensland Literary Awards
Find out about the Queensland Literary Awards. Entries close 19 September 2014

JOL fellowshipQueensland 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.

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

Young Writers Award 2014Young Writers Award
SLQ's annual Young Writers Award of $2,000 is open to Queenslanders aged 18 to 25.

Business Leaders 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.

Elisa Jane Carmichael, 'Seagrass, this could be the beginning of something', (detail) 2013, Wool and FabricsOur Dreaming
Our Dreaming: animating stories competition

Siganto Foundation artists books series Siganto Foundation Artists' Books Fellowships
The Australian Library of Art at SLQ offers two Siganto Foundation Artists' Books Fellowships for 2014, thanks to the generosity of the Foundation. Entry forms available 24 Mar 2014, applications open 1 Apr - 15 May 2014.

Looking @ 2.0 2014 competitionsLooking @ 2.0 competitions
Details of competitions related to the 2014 Looking @ 2.0 online learning program from State Library of Queensland.

Dads ReadDads Read Competition
The Dads Read competition is open to dads and families in the Western Downs region for the chance to win three great family reading packs.


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