Honours of the Library Council of New South Wales About the Honours Nominations Nominations for the 2017 Honours are now open.Closing date: 5pm, Friday 11 August 2017. 2016 Honours Recipients View the details of the recipients. 2015 Honours Recipients View the details of recipients. 2014 Honours Recipients View the details of recipients. Related content NSW Premier's History Awards Annual Total prize money $75,000. Entries closed. Winners to be announced on 1 September. National Biography Award Annual Total Prize money $25,000. Winner to be announced on 31 July 2017.