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Victorian Community History Award

The Art of Being Melbourne

Maree Coote, 

Melbournestyle Books, 2012    


Judges’ Special Prize for Excellence

Construction of The Great Ocean Road
Lorne Historical Society & Lorne Aireys Inlet P-12 College VCAL Students


History Publication Award

Neither Power Nor Glory: 100 Years of Political Labor in Victoria, 1856–1956
Paul Strangio
Melbourne University Press, 2012 


Local History - Small Publication Award

Chewton Then and Now: A series of studies investigating change over time in the former Mount Alexander Goldfield  town of Forest Creek later known as Chewton
Ken McKimmie
Deniliquin Newspapers Pty Ltd, 2011 


Local History Project Award

Coranderrk Database

Mick Woiwod
Tarcoola Press in association with Wurundjeri Tribe Land and
Compensation Cultural Heritage Council Inc., 2012
Book and disc


Young Historians Award (15-18 years)

New Horizons: Post-War Migration to Australia
Chelsea Way


Collaborative Community History Award

From Inkwell to Internet: a century of State Secondary
Education in Leongatha

Lyn Skillern and others
Leongatha Secondary College, 2012


Multimedia History Award

Wyperfeld 100: A traverse in time
Friends of Wyperfeld


Historical Interpretation Award

Goldfields Track Walking Guide
Gib Wettenhall
em Press Publishing, 2012 


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