The Premier of New South Wales, the Hon Mike Baird MP has announced the shortlist for the 2015 NSW Premier's History Awards.
The Premier's Literary Prizes are the Tasmanian State Government's biennial literary awards. They celebrate the richness of the Tasmanian literary sector and acknowledge the particular influence that Tasmania has on written work.
The Environment Award for Children's Literature is an initiative of the Wilderness Society Inc. Awarded annually, the prize is given to outstanding children's books that promote a love of nature, and a sense of caring and responsibility for the environment.
Allen & Unwin are absolutely thrilled to announce that Sofie Laguna has won Australia's most prestigious literary prize - the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award for her mesmerising novel The Eye of the Sheep.