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National Biography Award


To encourage the highest standards of writing in the fields of biography and autobiography and to promote public interest in biography and autobiography.

Please see the website for further details external link.


The author must be a living Australian citizen or hold permanent resident status. The work must be classified as either biography or autobiography, be written in the English language, published in book form and consist of a minimum of 50,000 words.


  • Annual

Award Value

Australian $25,000

Application procedure

All nominations must be made on the appropriate form and be accompanied by an entry fee of Australian $55 to be eligible for consideration. Five copies of the nominated work must be submitted. A separate form must be completed for each nomination. See state library of NSW website external link

Closing date

November 5th (check with website)


Geoffrey Cains

Study Level

  • Professional development

State Library of New South Wales

The State Library of New South Wales is the premier reference and research library in New South Wales. The Library consists of the State Reference Library and the Mitchell Library, which contains the renowned Australian research collections pertaining to the history of Australia and the Southwest Pacific region.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the State Library of New South Wales by using the links below.


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