The Lloyd O’Neil Award

The Lloyd O’Neil award recognises outstanding service to the Australian Book Industry by an individual from within its ranks, including publishers, booksellers, authors and other industry representatives with exceptional long service to the industry.

Lloyd O’Neil was a pioneer of Australian publishing, beginning his career as a bookseller and becoming an insightful and talented publisher, printing popular mass market titles that captured the mood of the nation and developing hugely successful educational and travel lists.

2018 – Suzy Wilson

2017 – Di Morrissey
2016 – Brian Johns
2015 – Mark Rubbo
2014 – Bryce Courtney
2013 – Robert Sessions
2012 – Ann Poublon
2011 – Margaret Fulton
2010 – Patrick Gallagher
2009 – David Gaunt
2008 – David Malouf
2007 – Peter Field
2006 – John Marsden
2005 – Sue Donovan
2004 – Jean Ferguson
2003 – Peter Carey
2002 – Maureen & Tony Wheeler
2001 – Brian Stonier
2000 – Bill Mackarell
1999 – Peter Milne
1998 – Joyce Nicholson
1997 – Morris West
1996 – Kevin Weldon
1995 – Thomas Keneally
1994 – Brian Clouston
1993 – Ruth Park
1992 – Michael Zifcak