Established by the Australian Publishers' Association, the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA Awards) celebrate the achievements of authors, publishers and booksellers over the past year. The list of prize winners since 2006 is available at the APA's website.
Source: http://www.publishers.asn.au/ Sighted: 10/12/2013.
In 2006 the Australian Publishers Assocaition introduced a new series of Awards, the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA). The Awards 'incorporate awards for individual books as well as general industry awards.'
The complete list of Awards are not covered by AustLit. Book of the year awards and individual awards for persons are added to AustLit.
'Queensland writer Jessica Townsend has continued her saga of success, taking three major gongs at the Australian Book Industry Awards for her debut novel Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Hachette Australia).'