The Prime Minister's Literary Awards celebrate outstanding literary talent in Australia and the valuable contribution Australian literature and history makes to the nation's cultural and intellectual life.

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Entries are now open for this year’s Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.
Literature
The Prime Minister and Arts Minister have announced the winners of the 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.
Literature
Winners of the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards will be announced on Tuesday 8 November.
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The 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlists have been announced.

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The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards (PMLA) updates will keep you in the loop with latest announcements about the awards. Stay up to date with shortlist announcements, author updates and details of the award ceremony as we mark 10 years of celebrating great Australian writing.