2018 Ned Kelly Award Submission Form

NOTE: You must have a publisher or author membership for your submission to be accepted. If you are unsure of your membership status, login to your ACWA Account using the Login option above. If you have a valid membership it will be displayed at the top of your profile page when you have logged in:

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(if you're unsure please send the email address of your account to website@austcrimewriters.com and we'll confirm your status for you).

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: The full submission guidelines are outlined here.

SUBMISSION PAYMENTS: The entry fee is $35.00 per submission.

Payment Options:

Cheques: (made out to Australian Crime Writers Association) can be forwarded to the street address below (included with the submitted books if that's convenient)


Paypal: payments can be made via PAYPAL(go to http://www.paypal.com.au and use the "send money" option) to the email address memberships@austcrimewriters.com (please make sure you clearly identify the name of the book/author the payment relates to).

Paypal does have facilities for using credit cards (we cannot take credit card payments directly). Please refer to the Paypal site for details on how to do that.


Direct Deposit: payments can be made to BSB: 633-000 / Account Number: 147010185 (please include the title of the book and the category you are lodging it in so we can confirm your payment).


Please submit in epub, mobi (or both if possible) format and attach the ebooks to the submission form below.


Please provide four (4) copies of each title to be sent to the street address below.

Australia Post is preferable for sending of books due to ongoing difficulties with courier companies and rural destinations.

Despite that, if sending by courier ensure that the delivery is clearly marked as VIA BALLARAT as that may assist in it being received in a timely manner.

Ned Kelly Awards

2058 Sunraysia Highway


If you have not completed a submission form, please clearly indicate which titles are being submitted under which category with the submitted books.

Please advise the method you will be using for payment of the submission fee (Paypal email address is memberships@austcrimewriters.com)
Ned Kelly Award Category this novel / story is being submitted to.
Please indicate if your submission has been mailed already (you can attach ebooks below)

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