Australian literature is vital to our cultural and intellectual life and communicating Australian stories. We support the work of writers and celebrate their achievements.

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Literature Literature
The Prime Minister's Literary Awards recognise and celebrate the exceptional literary talents of esteemed and emerging...
Literature Literature
More than $22 million has been paid to over 13,100 authors, publishers and illustrators through the Lending Rights schemes in...
Literature Literature
The Government is contributing $100,000 towards the 2020 Australia Reads and Australia Reads at Home campaigns.
Literature Literature
If you are an author, creator or publisher who has released a book in the last 5 years you may be eligible for lending rights.