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Local History Youth Prize 2018. Enter now. Write an original local history paper and you could win $1000 in prize money for you and an extra $1000 for your school library!


Youth Prize entries close

29 June 2018

For more information please see the Terms and Conditions or download a copy [238KB PDF]

or to submit an entry please fill out the Entry Form [119KB PDF]


​2017 Youth Prize Winning Entry 



Congratulations to our 2017 Local History Youth Prize winner, Lachlan Booth! 

His work looked at the Reid family, whose name is behind the suburb Reidtown. Reidtown does not exist anymore - it was absorbed by Towradgi, Fairy Meadow and Fernhill in the early 21st Century.

You can find a copy of the winning research paper in the Library catalogue. 







Adult Entries close
31 May 2018

For more information please see the Terms and Conditions or  download a copy here downl [238KB PDF]

To submit an entry please fill out the Entry Form [119KB PDF]



2016 Winning EntryJulianne Morris

Congratulations to the winner of the 2016  Local History Prize, Julianne Morris! 
Her work 'Wollongong Gaol 1859-1915' looks at six female prisoners in detail and the circumstances that contributed to their incarceration.


You can find a copy of the winning research paper here


2016 Entries

Click on the titles to find a copy in the library catalogue



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