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Aurealis Award

The Aurealis Award was established in 1995 and recognises the very best in Australian speculative fiction. Presented annually there are a number of categories including fantasy, horror, science fiction and children's literature. Listed here is the complete list for the winners of "best fantasy novel" and "best science fiction novel". In 1996 and 1998 there were ties for the best fantasy novel, with the author Sara Douglass winning two awards in 1 year.

Best science fiction novel

  • 2012 - The Rook Daniel O'Malley
  • 2011 - The Courier's New Bicycle Kim Westwood
  • 2010 - Transformation Space Marianne de Pierres
  • 2009 - Wonders of a Godless World Andrew McGahan
  • 2008 - Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait K. A. Bedford
  • 2007 - David Kowalski The Company of the Dead
  • 2006 - K-Machines Damien Broderick
  • 2005 - Eclipse K. A. Bedford
  • 2004 - Less Than Human Maxine McArthur
  • 2003 - Fallen Gods Jonathan Blum & Kate Orman
  • 2002 - Damien Broderick Transcension
  • 2001 - The Dark Imbalance Sean Williams & Shane Dix
  • 2000 - The Miocene Arrow Sean McMullen
  • 1999 - Teranesia Greg Egan
  • 1998 - The Centurion's Empire Sean McMullen
  • 1997 - The White Abacus Damien Broderick
  • 1996 - Metal Fatigue Sean Williams
  • 1995 - Distress Greg Egan

Best fantasy novel

  • 2012 - Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan
  • 2011 - Ember and Ash Pamela Freeman
  • 2010 - Power and Majesty Tansy Rayner Roberts
  • 2009 - Magician's Apprentice Trudi Canavan
  • 2008 - The Two Pearls of Wisdom Alison Goodman
  • 2007 - Heaven's Net Is Wide Lian Hearn
  • 2006 - Wildwood Dancing Juliet Marillier
  • 2005 - Blade of Fortriu Juliet Marillier
  • 2004 - The Crooked Letter Sean Williams
  • 2003 - Abhorsen Garth Nix
  • 2002 - The Storm Weaver and the Sand Sean Williams
  • 2001 - The Wounded Hawk Sara Douglass
  • 2000 - Son of the Shadows Juliet Marillier
  • 1999 - Aramaya Jane Routley
  • 1998 - Fire Angels Jane Routley
  • 1998 - A Dark Winter Dave Luckett
  • 1997 - The Infernal Kim Wilkins
  • 1996 - StarMan Sara Douglass
  • 1996 - Enchanter Sara Douglass
  • 1996 - The Memory Cathedral Jack Dann
  • 1995 - Sabriel Garth Nix
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