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History

Australia's premiere television awards.

Instituted in 1959, three years after television was first introduced to Australia, the Logie Awards at first concentrated on television personalities: awards for programs themselves were limited to overseas programs, since Australian television production had not yet caught up to the new technology. In 1960, for example, the award for 'Program of the Year' went to 77 Sunset Strip.

Note: The Logie Awards are notable for the frequency with which they review, remove, and rename their award categories. In the interests of the most accurate record, AustLit uses the Logies' preferred nomenclature. The pages for individual awards contain information on when that award was instituted and when it ceased.

Subcategories

Latest Winners / Recipients (also see subcategories)v2067

2016 (Most Outstanding Actress) Deborah Mailman For her role in Redfern Now: Promise Me

Works About this Award

The Logies Are Mocked around the Clock, but It's Still Australian TV's Biggest Night Alana Schetzer , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , June 2019;

'Australia has long had a fraught, but affectionate, relationship with the Logie Awards — television's night of nights.'

Logie to Clever Collins 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 3 May no. 650 2017; (p. 3)
'Darwin actor Robbie Collins has taken out the 2017 Logie for Best New Talent in Australia.'
Dimitriades Wins Logie 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Neos Kosmos , 11 May 2016;
We're Not Living in a Multiracial Television Utopia yet. Here's What Still Has to Change Monica Tan , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 13 May 2016;
'Waleed Aly winning the Gold Logie was a win for racial diversity on television, but the true measure of change is banality, not superstar exceptions.'
Holding Out for a Logies Hero Michael Idato , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 14-15 May 2016; (p. 36)
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