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John Oxley Library Community History Award

Awarded annually for outstanding contributions by community organisations or groups in the preservation, recording and sharing of Queensland history. This Award celebrates the people involved in projects that help Queenslanders better connect with their stories, both past and present. 

The successful recipient will receive a one-off gift of $5000. 

Supported by the Queensland Library Foundation.

2022 John Oxley Library Community History Award

The 2022 John Oxley Library Community History Award was awarded to Mithaka Aboriginal Corporation which holds native title over Mithaka Country in far south western Queensland, encompassing parts of the Barcoo and Diamantina Shires. The award recognises the success of this community organisation in working locally, nationally and internationally to preserve culture and identity into the future.