Eligibility for
The Explorer Prize

Any non fiction printed book relating to exploration in Australia is eligible.

Biographies, annotated journals/reports and publications not wholly about explorers or exploration but with an exploration theme are also eligible.

Works of joint authorship and compilations are eligible.

The book must have been published within 18 months of the cut off date of 31 December 2014. Previous entries are eligible if resubmitted in full accordance with all entry provisions.

Nominations may be submitted by anyone, including the author and/or publisher of the book. Citizenship of Australia is not a requirement.

Members of the Western Australian Explorers’ Diaries Project are not eligible however Contributing Authors to Western Australian Exploration volumes are eligible.

If you are unsure of eligibility contact the Series Editors, WA Explorers’ Diaries Project.