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Book awards: Colin Roderick Award

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Collected Poems 1936-1967 by Douglas Stewart1967
A Peculiar People (UQP paperbacks) by Gavin Souter1968
Collected Poems by Francis Charles Webb-Wagg1969
Myths and legends of Torres Strait, by Margaret Elizabeth Lawrie1970
Rush to Be Rich: A History of the Colony of Victoria 1883-89 by Geoffrey Serle1971
Discovering Monaro: A Study of Man's Impact on his Environment by W. K. Hancock1972
Ulysses Bound: Henry Handel Richardson and her fiction by Dorothy Green1973
Neighbours in a thicket : poems by David Malouf1974
T.J. Ryan: A political biography (UQP biography) by D. J. Murphy1975
Lion and Kangaroo by Gavin Souter1976
The complete stories of Alan Marshall by Alan Marshall1977
History of Australian Drama: The Making of Australian Drama: From the 1830's to the Late 1960's v. 1 by Leslie Rees1978
Hunting the Wild Pineapple by Thea Astley1979
Convicts, clergymen and churches : attitudes of convicts and ex-convicts towards the churches and clergy in New South Wales from 1788-1851 by Allan M. Grocott1980
Company of Heralds: Century and a Half of Australian Publishing by John Fairfax Limited and Its Predecessors, 1831-1981 by Gavin Souter1981
John Monash: A Biography by Geoffrey Serle1982
Gallipoli to the Somme : the story of C.E.W. Bean by Dudley McCarthy1983
The Man Who Stayed Below by Alan Gould1984
The Defeat of Distance: Qantas 1919-1939 by John Gunn1985
Home Is the Sailor by Nancy Phelan1987
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey1988
John Bishop: A Life of Music by Christopher Symons1989
The Sixpenny Soldier by Roland Griffiths-Marsh1990
Struggle of memory by Joan Dugdale1991
A Fence Around the Cuckoo by Ruth Park1992
Gross moral turpitude: The Orr case reconsidered by Cassandra Pybus1993
Judy Cassab Diaries by Judy Cassab1995
Tree Kangaroos: A Curious Natural History. by Tim Flannery1996
A nation at war : Australian politics, society and diplomacy during the Vietnam War 1965-1975 by Peter Edwards1997
And so forth by Robert Dessaix1998
Out of Ireland by Christopher Koch1999
True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey2000
Rose Boys by Peter Rose2001
Recollections of a bleeding heart : a portrait of Paul Keating PM by Don Watson2002
The Tyrant's Novel by Thomas Keneally2003
The Lovemakers by Alan Wearne2004
The Turning: Stories by Tim Winton2004
The Broken Shore by Peter Temple2005
Careless by Deborah Robertson2006
Jamaica by Malcolm Knox2007
Churchill and Australia by Graham Freudenbergjoint winner, 2008
Van Diemen's Land by James Boycejoint winner, 2008
The water dreamers : the remarkable history of our dry continent by Michael Cathcart2009
Worst of days by Karen Kissane2010
Foal's Bread by Gillian Mears2011

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The Colin Roderick Award is presented annually by the Foundation for Australian Literary Studies, James Cook University, for "the best book published in Australia which deals with any aspect of Australian life." It was first presented in 1967 and currently has a prize of AUD10,000. Since 1980 the H.T. Priestley Memorial Medal has also awarded to the award winner.

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