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2018 Ned Kelly Award Submission Form

2018 Submissions are now closed

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 and use the "send money" option) to the email address (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.

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