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THE WILLIAMS/LEE STEERE HISTORY PRIZE

Prizes awarded for 2023:

Winner: JMR Cameron, Before Gold: the Northampton Mineral District 1846-1880. A narrative account of mining in colonial Western Australia pre 1880 with a focus on the Northampton districts lead and copper. Hesperian Press, 2023.

Commendations

  • McLaren, Glen, Siren Song: a history of thoroughbred racing in Western Australia, Osborne Park, Racing and Wagering Western Australia, 2022.
  • Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society, Foothills Focus: an oral history of the early settlers in the Kalamunda Foothills, KSHS, 2022.

Information about the Williams and Lee Steere essay prize for 2024 will be available in March 2024. Please see the attached entry form used for 2023.