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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Celebrating another year of great Australian literature.
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To mark World Poetry Day, we’re taking a look at the work of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards Poetry winner.
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Hear insights about Australian literature at a special author event featuring 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Award winners.
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The winners of the 2017 Prime Minister's Literary Awards have been announced!

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