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Best Achievement (2009-2011)
Professional Achievement (2001-2008)
Subcategory of Ditmar Awards
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First offered in 2001.

Not all nominees in this category are within AustLit's scope. For example, the award was won (as Best Achievement) in 2010 by Gillian Polack for the South Gothic banquet at Conflux.

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2011

y separately published work icon The 2010 Snapshot : Australian Speculative Fiction Alisa Krasnostein (interviewer), Kathryn Linge (interviewer), Alexandra Pierce (interviewer), Tansy Rayner Roberts (interviewer), Rachel Holkner (interviewer), Tehani Croft (interviewer), 2010 10660302 2010 anthology interview

'In February 2010 – in the lead up to Aussiecon 4, Australia’s fourth hosting of Worldcon, the international science fiction convention which also boasts the Hugo Awards – six interviewers, including myself, decided it was a great time to Snapshot again. In the space of a week, we managed to publish 90 interviews, covering internationally reknown authors, artists and editors including Margo Lanagan, Sean Williams, Jonathan Strahan and Nick Stathopoulos alongside up-and-coming writers such as Thoraiya Dyer, Felicity Dowker and Jason Fischer, as well as book bloggers, reviewers, publishers and commentators relevant in the specfic scene.'

Source: Australian SF Snapshot Project.

Year: 2009

winner Angela Challis For Black: Australian Dark Culture Magazine and Brimstone Press.

Year: 2007

winner Bill Congreve For Mirrordanse Press and two issues of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy.

Year: 2006

winner Clarion South For Robert Dobson, Robert Hoge, Kate Eltham & Heather Gammage.

Year: 2005

winner Clarion South 'for negotiating with the US Clarion people, then promoting and establishing Clarion South which gives emerging writer the chance to work with the best in the business'.

Works About this Award

A Civilian Peter Mitchell , 1985 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Great Unknown 1995; (p. 48)