NETTIE PALMER PRIZE 
FOR 
AUSTRALIAN NONFICTION
1985-2002

BRENDA NIALL

The year 2002 is the eighteenth year of the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards which were established in 1985 to mark the centenary of the births of Vance and Nettie Palmer. The Palmers were distinguished writers and critics who made significant contributions to Victorian and Australian literary culture. The awards are designed to support contemporary Australian literature and the book industry and the two major Awards - for Fiction and Non-Fiction commemorate the Palmers. The awards are made for works published from May-April in the preceding year. The Nettie Palmer Prize for Non-Fiction is offered for a published work of nonfiction authored by an Australian.

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2002 Brenda Niall The Boyds: A Family Biography
2001 Anna Haebich Broken Circles: Fragmenting Indigenous Families, 1800-2000
2000 Adrian Caesar The White
1999 Peter Robb M
1998 Raimond Gaita Romulus, My Father
1997 Peter Robb Midnight in Sicily
1996 Tom Griffiths Hunters and Collectors
1995 Brenda Niall Georgiana
1994 Jim Davidson Lyrebird Rising
1993 Greg Denning Mr. Bligh's Bad Language
1992 David Marr Patrick White: A Life
1991 Dorothy Hewett Wild Card
1990 Roland Griffiths-Marsh The Sixpenny Soldier
1989 Oscar Spate Paradise Lost and Found
1988 Brian Matthews Louisa
1987 Hugh Stretton Political Essays
1986 John Bryson Evil Angels
1985 Bernard Smith The Boy Adeodatus

 
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