The Dromkeen Medal: Call for Nominations

The Dromkeen Medal: Call for Nominations

State Library Victoria, home to the Scholastic Dromkeen Children’s Literature Collection, is pleased to be coordinating the national Dromkeen Awards, comprising the Dromkeen Medal and the Dromkeen Librarian’s Award. The Library is currently calling for nominations for the Dromkeen Medal.

The Dromkeen Medal is bestowed annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to Australian children’s and youth literature, and was established in 1982.  The Medal was previously awarded by the Courtney Oldmeadow Children’s Literature Foundation, based at the Dromkeen homestead in Victoria. A full list of past recipients can be found here.

Dromkeen-Medal

Medal Nomination Process 2015

Nominations will be assessed by an independent panel.

Closing Date for Nominations: 18 September 2015

Dromkeen Medal Nomination Form 2015

Nomination forms can returned by post or by email to:

Gail Schmidt
Dromkeen Awards
State Library Victoria
328 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Email: dromkeen@slv.vic.gov.au

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The Dromkeen Librarian’s Award: Call for Nominations

The Dromkeen Librarian’s Award celebrates significant contributions to the support of young Australian readers, and is presented to a teacher librarian, children’s / youth librarian or literature professional working in libraries. The award winner does not have to be a qualified librarian. A full list of past recipients can be found here.

Closing Date for Nominations: 18 September 2015

Dromkeen Librarian’s Award Nomination Form 2015

Nomination forms can returned by post or by email to:

Gail Schmidt
Dromkeen Awards
State Library Victoria
328 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Email: dromkeen@slv.vic.gov.au

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