Siobhan McHugh
Literary Fellowships
Australia Council 1989, 1991, 1995, 1999
Varuna Writers Fellowship, 2003/04
NSW Premier's History Fellowship, 2004
Fellowship Award
Siobhan receiving the New South Wales History Fellowship in 2004 from Premier Bob Carr. The Fellowship assisted her in compiling an oral history of Bronte Beach, a vibrant community south of the more famous Bondi. The Australian Crawl was first demonstrated in teh Bronte Ocean Baths and Bronte Surf Lifesaving Club, founded in 1903, claims to be the oldest in the world. The tapes and transcripts are archived at Waverley Library, Bondi Junction. Info

2005 NSW History Award Winners Fellowship Award: Siobhan McHugh and Bob Carr
Bronte ocean baths, Siobhan, Bob Carr and Paula Masselos Siobhan, Paula Masselos, Bob Carr and Paul Pearce