History Prizes

The Launceston Primary School History Prize is open for 2022.

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.

You have until 21 October 2022 to submit your creations.

More information and entry forms are here: http://launcestonhistory.org.au/activities/history-prize/


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.

The winner, Jill Cassidy for her book Deviot Talks, was awarded $1,500.