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Digital History Prize
Subcategory of New South Wales Premier's History Prize
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Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2021

winner form y separately published work icon Freeman Laurence Billiet , ( dir. Laurence Billiet et. al. )agent Australia : General Strike Matchbox Pictures , 2020 20130131 2020 single work film/TV

'A nation came together around Indigenous athlete Cathy Freeman who delivered when it mattered on the greatest stage on earth at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. 20 years on, this documentary sheds light on one of Australia's proudest moments.' (Production summary)

Year: 2020

winner Noëlle Janaczewska ‘Experiment Street — the true history of a city lane’ 

Year: 2018

winner form y separately published work icon We Don't Need a Map Brendan Fletcher , Warwick Thornton , ( dir. Warwick Thornton ) Australia : Barefoot Communications , 2017 11387281 2017 single work film/TV

'We Don’t Need a Map is a feature length documentary about Australia’s complex relationship to the Southern Cross. It is the most famous constellation in the southern hemisphere and ever since colonisation it’s been claimed, appropriated and hotly-contested for ownership by a radical range of Australian groups. But for Aboriginal people the meaning of this heavenly body is deeply spiritual, and just about completely unknown. Warwick Thornton, one of Australia’s leading film-makers, tackles this fiery subject head on in a bold, provocative and poetic essay-film. Produced by Barefoot Films.' (Production summary)