History Prizes

The Launceston Primary School History Prize is done and dusted for 2021. Read a summary of the results in the December Newsletter.

Watch out for the notification for the 2022 competition. Be in the running to win book vouchers from Petrarch’s Bookshop by doing some historical research and presenting it in a short video or project.

Open to all students from the Launceston area in grades 3 – 6.


The Marita Bardenhagen Memorial Award for Local History is a biennial prize acknowledging outstanding original research in the field of local history with significant Tasmanian content.

The 2021 Award is now closed. Results will be announced in February 2022.

The winner will be awarded $1,500 and a citation.

More information and application forms for both awards are available here: http://launcestonhistory.org.au/activities/history-prize/