2012 winners

Fiction Book Award
Winner: Cold Light, Frank Moorhouse

Non-Fiction Book Award
Winner: The People Smuggler, Robin De Crespigny

History Book Award
Winner: The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia, Bill Gammage

Literary or Media Work Advancing Public Debate – Harry Williams Award
Winner: The Australian Moment: How We Were Made For These Times, George Megalogenis

Science Writers Award
Winner: Sex, Genes & Rock 'n' Roll, Rob Brooks

Poetry Collection – Judith Wright Calanthe Award
Winner: Crimson Crop, Peter Rose

Australian Short Story Collection – Steele Rudd Award
Winner: Turbulence, Janette Turner Hospital

Young Adult Book Award
Winner: The Ink Bridge, Neil Grant

Children's Book Award
Winner: Kumiko and the Shadow Catchers, Briony Stewart

Emerging Queensland Author – Manuscript Award
Winner: Island of the Unexpected, Catherine Titasey

Unpublished Indigenous Writer – David Unaipon Award
Winner: Story, Siv Parker

Film Script Award
Winner: Dead Europe, Louise Fox

Drama Script (Stage) Award
Winner: War Crimes, Angela Betzien

Television Script Award
Winner: Mabo, Sue Smith