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Applications open for seven research fellowships at SLQ

2015 Queensland Memory Awards

Researchers are encouraged to explore Queensland’s rich history with the support of State Library of Queensland (SLQ) fellowships. Applications are now open nationwide for seven fellowships totalling $100,000 as part of the Queensland Memory Awards. The Queensland Memory Awards comprise: John Oxley Library Fellowship ($20,000 plus 12 months personal work space in the Neil Roberts … Read more

Queensland Memory Awards 2015

2015 John Oxley Library Fellowship winner Madonna Grehan (left) with CEO and State Librarian Janette Wright (right). Photo by Josef Ruckli. — at State Library of Queensland.

State Library of Queensland announced the recipients of four history awards at its annual Queensland Memory Awards Ceremony last night. State Librarian Janette Wright said the Queensland Memory Awards were celebrated each year to acknowledge excellence in research and the creation of new knowledge about Queensland’s history. “Queensland’s past is rich with untold stories waiting … Read more

A Frail Farewell – the Cyclone Yasi experiences of Cardwell’s old folk

Cover: A Frail Farewell: The Cyclone Yasi Experiences of Cardwell’s old folk by Dr Jacqui Murray. Image courtesy Cardwell & District Historical Society

Guest blogger: Cardwell & District Historical Society In keeping with its pledge made last year to repay the trust placed in it by being the recipient of the 2012 John Oxley Library Community History Award, the Cardwell and District Historical Society has produced a new book. A Frail Farewell: The Cyclone Yasi Experiences of Cardwell’s … Read more

Queensland Memory Awards commemorate the state’s past, present and future

2013 John Oxley Library Fellows: Kathleen Fallon and Matthew Nagas

State Library of Queensland has announced the winners of the 2013 Queensland Memory Awards, including Brisbane author Matthew Condon. State Librarian Janette Wright said that the Queensland Memory Awards, supported by Queensland Library Foundation, are presented annually by State Library of Queensland, to recognise new contributions to the state’s history and documentary heritage. The 2013 … Read more