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Queensland Memory Awards winners announced

The recipients of the Queensland Memory Awards, which include a range of research fellowships and awards to recognise contributions to the study and preservation of Queensland’s history, have been announced.

Louise Martin-Chew and Matthew Wengert received the John Oxley Library fellowship for their project ‘Designs-details-devils: A visual history of Queensland’s Government Printing Office 1862–2013’. Gemmia Burden was awarded the inaugural John Oxley Library honorary fellow for her project ‘Private lives, public knowledge: Gendered collecting and intimacies of place in Queensland c. 1842–1900’.

Other recipients include Tricia King, who was awarded the inaugural Place Making Fellowship for a study of the original Peters ice cream factory in Brisbane, and Rutian Mi, who was awarded the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame fellowship for his project ‘The history of Chinese business in Queensland’.

To see the full list of recipients, visit the State Library of Queensland website.


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