ANN: 2016 Margaret Medcalf Award for excellence in archival research and referencing

Gerard Foley Discussion
The annual Margaret Medcalf Award recognizes excellence in referencing and research in the use of State Archives held by the State Records Office of Western Australia. It honours Ms Margaret Medcalf OAM, WA's second State Archivist, and the the winner of the award wins a cash prize of $1,000. Works nominated must demonstrate the use and accurate referencing of State Archives.
Nominated works need not be published, may be fiction or non-fiction, and in any media. Any work, produced and/or completed in the 2015 calendar year is eligible for nomination for the award, and nominations can be submitted by anyone including authors/creators of works.
See the Margaret Medcalf Award webpage for information about selection criteria for the Award, the 2016 Margaret Medcalf Award Nomination Form and the nomination process. If you have any queries about eligibility or the nomination process please contact Gerard Foley by emailing
Nominations should be addressed to the State Archivist, State Records Office of WA, Alexander Library Building, Perth Cultural Centre, Perth WA, 6000.
Nominations and copies of nominated works must be received by close of business (4.30pm) Wednesday, 6 April 2016.
Gerard Foley
Senior Archivist
State Records Office of WA