Awards & Fellowships

The awards support, develop and recognise excellence in Western Australian writing. The 2024 Awards will open in late December 2023 or early January 2024.
Western Australian Premiers Book Awards 2023
Lennie McCall AM Dr Kerry Smith AM Richard Hazlewood Emeritus Professor Margaret Nowak AM Dr Ronda Jamieson Margaret Allen PSM FALIA and Sue North - Fellows of the Library Board
The Award recognises a person, a group of people or an organisation that has furthered the cause of library services in Western Australia.
Jazz Ballet at Laurie Potters Health Club Perth 1979
The Creative Fellowship is open to artists and creative practitioners of any discipline across all contemporary art forms.
Protestors take the knee - in deference to George Floyds death at the hands of a police officer - for one minute at the intersection of St Georges Terrace and Barrack Street during the march at the 2nd Black Lives Matter protest rally
A grant for researchers and scholars to enhance understanding of WA through research based on the State Library’s heritage collections.
Photograph of the Interior of Kelmscott Library
Entries are now closed for applications.
Taylor Coventry for City of Karratha Library Board Awards 2023
The Library Board of Western Australia Award for Innovation and Collaboration promotes innovation and collaboration in the library sector by any person, library or organisation in Western Australia. The 2023 Awards were announced at the Library Board Awards held at the State Library on 20 July 2023.
Doris Pilkington Garimara AM Hall of Fame
Find out about notable and prolific WA writers.
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