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Book awards: Nettie Palmer Prize for Australian Nonfiction

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The boy Adeodatus : the portrait of a lucky young bastard by Bernard Smith1985
Evil Angels by John Bryson1986
Political essays by Hugh Stretton1987
Louisa by Brian Matthews1988
Paradise found and lost by O. H. K. Spate1989
The Sixpenny Soldier by Roland Griffiths Marsh1990
Wild Card: An Autobiography, 1923-1958 by Dorothy Hewett1991
Patrick White: A Life by David Marr1992
Mr. Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty by Greg Dening1993
Lyrebird rising : Louise Hanson-Dyer of Oiseau-Lyre, 1884-1962 by Jim Davidson1994
Georgiana : a biography of Georgiana McCrae, painter, diarist, pioneer by Brenda Niall1995
Hunters and Collectors: The Antiquarian Imagination in Australia (Studies in Australian History) by Tom Griffiths1996
Midnight In Sicily by Peter Robb1997
Romulus, My Father by Raimond Gaita1998
M : The Man Who Became Caravaggio by Peter Robb1999
The White by Adrian Caesar2000
Broken Circles: Fragmenting Indigenous Families 1800-2000 by Anna Haebich2001
The Boyds : a family biography by Brenda Niall2002
Broken song : T.G.H. Strehlow and Aboriginal possession by Barry Hill2003
Car Wars : How the Car Won Our Hearts and Conquered Our Cities by Graeme Davison2004
Twilight of love: travels with Turgenev by Robert Dessaix2005
Margaret Michaelis : love, loss and photography by Helen Ennis2006
Voyages to the South Seas: In Search of Terres Australes by Danielle Clode2007
The Ferocious Summer: Adelie Penguins and the Warming of Antarctica by Meredith Hooper2008
Tall Man: The Death of Doomadgee by Chloe Hooper2009
Reading by moonlight : how books saved a life by Brenda Walker2010
An eye for eternity : the life of Manning Clark by Mark McKenna2011
The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia by Bill Gammage2012
Forgotten War by Henry Reynolds2014
The Europeans in Australia: Volume 3: Nation by Alan Atkinson2015
Something for the Pain: A Memoir of the Turf by Gerald Murnane2016
Offshore: Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru by Madeline Gleeson2017
The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster by Sarah Krasnostein2018
No Friend But the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani2019

Award description

The Nettie Palmer Prize for Non-Fiction is a component of the annual Victorian Premier's Literary Award and is valued at A$30,000.


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