Discover more about the titles shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards today.

16 September 2019

Watch the 2019 Chairs and judging panels reflect on this year’s shortlisted categories and titles using augmented reality. Using your phone or tablet, unlock the content by going to

To activate the augmented reality experience you can select the ‘explore’ button or scan a book cover of one of the shortlisted books.

  1. Using your phone or tablet, go to and allow access to your camera
  2. Grab a hardcopy or image of the book cover (images can be found at 2019 shortlisted books) and tap ‘scan a book cover’. Hold it still until the scan is complete, then press ‘play video’
  3. Or, tap ‘explore’ and move your device around to find the 2019 showcase
  4. When the video is finished choose the ‘explore more books’ button to see more content.

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