Awards and fellowships

Queensland Memory Awards

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


Poster for the fundraising campaign for nurses from the Centaur House Records collection.


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

Young Writers Award

The Young Writers Award or YWA is an annual $2,000 short story competition open to Queenslanders aged 18 to 25.

Queensland Literary Awards

The Queensland Literary Awards celebrate and promote outstanding Australian writers.

Digital Collections Catalyst in Residence

The Digital Collections Catalyst in Residence aims to attract developers and creatives to support innovative and creative uses of our digital collections and collections data. We are interested in highly creative and experimental ideas that bring together technology with cultural heritage to inspire Queenslanders through State Library collections.