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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Literature Literature
Highlights from this year’s #PMLitAwards ceremony.
Celebrate Australian writing and explore this year’s #PMLitAwards winners and shortlists
Literature Literature
Discover more about the titles shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards today.
Literature Literature
You don’t read a great book, you encounter it and we’re all the better for it.

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