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.

Honour Roll

2021 – Mandy Macky

Read about Mandy’s long career as a bookseller.

 

2020 – Helen Garner

Watch Helen Garner reflect on her life and times in books as she receives the Lloyd O’Neil Award.

2019 – Richard Walsh

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