2015 judges

Fiction and Poetry panel

Ms Louise Adler AM (Chair)

Mr Jamie Grant

Mr Robert Gray

Mr Des Cowley

Non-fiction and History panel

Dr Ida Lichter (Chair)

Mr Peter Coleman AO

Professor Ross Fitzgerald AM

Children's and Young Adult fiction panel

Mr Mike Shuttleworth (Chair)

Dr Belle Alderman AM (Emeritus Professor)

Ms Kate Colley

Dr Mark MacLeod

Dr Irini Savvides

2014 judges

Fiction and poetry

Ms Louise Adler AM (Chair)

Ms Margie Bryant

Mr Jamie Grant

Mr Robert Gray

Mr Les Murray AO

Non-fiction and History

Mr Gerard Henderson (Chair)

Mr Peter Coleman

Professor Ross Fitzgerald AM

Dr Ida Lichter

Dr Ann Moyal AM

Children and Young adults

Mr Mike Shuttleworth (Chair)

Emeritus Professor Belle Alderman AM (Emeritus Professor)

Ms Kate Colley

Dr Mark MacLeod

Dr Irini Savvides

2013 judges

Fiction and poetry panel

Mr Joel Becker, (Chair)

Professor Chris Wallace-Crabbe AM

Winthrop Professor Phillip Mead

Ms Jane Sullivan

Non-fiction and history panel

Mr Michael Sexton SC, (Chair)

Mr Colin Steele

Ms Susan Hayes

Professor Susan Magarey

Children's and young adult fiction panel

Ms Judith White, (Chair)

Ms Adele Rice

Mr Robert (Bob) Sessions

2012 judges

Fiction and poetry panel

Mr Joel Becker, (Chair)

Dr Lyn Gallacher

Professor Chris Wallace-Crabbe AM

Mr Peter Craven

Non-fiction and history panel

Mr Christopher (Chris) Masters PSM, (Chair)

Dr Faye Sutherland

Mr Colin Steele

Dr Michelle Arrow

Children’s and Young Adult Fiction panel

Ms Judith White, (Chair)

Ms Mary-Ruth Mendel

Mr Robert (Bob) Sessions

2011 judges

Fiction panel

Professor Peter Pierce, (Chair)

Professor John A. Hay AC

Dr Lyn Gallacher

Non-fiction panel

Mr Brian Johns AO, (Chair)

Mr Colin Steele

Dr Faye Sutherland

Children's and Young Adult Fiction panel

Dr Robyn Sheahan-Bright, (Chair)

Ms Mary-Ruth Mendel

Mr Mike Shuttleworth

2010 judges

Fiction panel

Professor Peter Pierce, Chair

Professor John A. Hay AC

Dr Lyn Gallacher

Non-fiction panel

Mr Brian Johns AO, Chair

Mr Colin Steele

Dr Faye Sutherland

Children's and Young Adult Fiction panel

Dr Robyn Sheahan-Bright,(Chair)

Ms Mary-Ruth Mendel

Mr Mike Shuttleworth

2009 judges

Fiction panel

Professor Peter Pierce, (Chair)

Professor John A. Hay AC

Dr Lyn Gallacher

Non-fiction panel

Phillip Adams AO, Chair

Peter Rose

Professor Joan Beaumont FASSA

2008 judges

Fiction panel

Professor Peter Pierce, Chair

John Marsden

Margaret Throsby

Non-fiction panel

Professor Hilary Charlesworth, Chair

Sally Morgan

John Doyle