Vic Prem’s History Award 2020 shortlist announced
The shortlist for the 2020 Victorian Premier’s History Award and Community History Awards has been announced.
A total of 48 projects and publications have been shortlisted for prizes ranging from $500 to $2000, and are all in the running for the $5000 Victorian Premier’s History Award.
Among the 32 publications shortlisted are:
- The Convent: A City Finds its Heart (Stuart Kells, MUP)
- Out of the Madhouse: From Asylums to Caring Community? (Sandy Jeffs and Margaret Leggatt, Australian Scholarly Publishing)
- Democratic Adventurer: Graham Berry and the Making of Australian Politics (Sean Scalmer, Monash University Publishing)
- Maurice Blackburn: Champion of the People (David Day, Scribe)
- Gariwerd: An Environmental History of the Grampians (Benjamin Wilkie, CSIRO Publishing)
- Geelong’s Changing Landscape: Ecology, Development and Conservation (David S Jones and Philip B Roös, CSIRO Publishing).
For the full shortlist, see the Public Record Office Victoria website.
The winners will be announced online in October as part of History Month.
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