GSA Awards

F. L. Stillwell Award 
The F.L. Stillwell Award is a medal awarded to the author or authors of the best paper of the year in the Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, judged by the Editorial Board.

This award is supported by the Stillwell Bequest.

Frank Leslie Stillwell, FAA, was a geologist in charge of the Mineragraphic Section of CSIR (later CSIRO) from 1929 to 1953.

F. L. Stillwell Award.


2019 - K. Jessop, N. R. Daczko & S. Piazolo. Tectonic cycles of the New England Orogen, eastern Australia: A Review. V 66/4, 459-496.

2018 - B. P. J. Stevens & G. M. Bradley. Sedimentology in metamorphic rocks, the Willyama Supergroup, Broken Hill, Australia. V 65/1, 25-59.

2017 - R. A. Glen, I. C. W. Fitzsimons, W. L. Griffin & A. Saeed. East Antarctic sources of extensive Lower-Middle Ordovician turbidites in the Lachlan Orogen, and implications for Ordovician tectonics, southern Tasmanides of eastern Australia. V 64/2, 143-224.

2016 - J. R. Laurie, S. Bodorkos, R. S. Nicoll, J. L. Crowley, D. J. Mantle, A. J. Mory, G. R. Wood, J. Backhouse, E. K. Holmes, T. E. Smith and D. C. Champion. Calibrating the middle and late Permian palynostratigraphy of Australia to the geologic time-scale via U–Pb zircon CA-IDTIMS dating. V 63/6, 701-730.

2015 - D. H. Moore, P. G. Betts & M. HallFragmented Tasmania: the transition from Rodinia to Gondwana. V 62/1, 1-35.

2014 - R. R. LoucksDistinctive composition of copper-ore-forming arc magmas. V 61/1, January 2014, 5-16.

2011R. A. Cayley, R. J. Korsch, D. H. Moore, R. D. Costelloe, A. Nakamura, C. E. Willman, T. J. Rawling, V. J. Morand, P. B. Skladzien & P. J. O'SheaCrustal architecture of central Victoria: results from the 2006 deep crustal reflection seismic survey. V 58/2, 113-156.

2010 - C. L. Ferguson. Plate-driven extension and convergence along the East Gondwana active margin: Late Silurian–Middle Devonian tectonics of the Lachlan Fold Belt, southeastern Australia. V 57/5, 627-649.

2009 - J. Braun, D. R. Burbridge, F. N. Gesto, M. Sandiford, A. J. W Gleadow, B. P. Kohn & P. R. Cummins. Constraints on the current rate of deformation and surface uplift of the Australian continent from a new seismic database and low-T thermochronological dataV 56/2, 99-110.

2008 - A. D Heap & P. T Harris. Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor. V 55/4, 555-585.

2007 - R. C. Morris & E. R. Ramanaidou. Genesis of the channel iron deposits (CID) of the Pilbara region, Western Australia. V 54/5, 733-756.

2006 - N. F. Exon, P. J. Hill, Y. Lafoy, C. Heine & G. Bernardel. Kenn Plateau off northeast Australia: a continental fragment in the southwest Pacific jigsaw. V 53/4, 541–564.

2005 - M. W. Wallace, J. A. Dickinson, D. H. Moore & M. Sandiford. Late Neogene strandlines of southern Victoria: a unique record of eustasy and tectonics in southeast Australia. V 52/2, 279-297.

2004 - D. R. Gray & D. A. Foster. Tectonic evolution of the Lachlan Orogen, southeast Australia: historical review, data synthesis and modern perspectives. V 51/6, 773-817.

2003 - N. G. Direen & A. J. Crawford. The Tasman Line: where is it, what is it, and is it Australia's Rodinian breakup boundary? V 50/4, 491-502.

2002 - R. R. Anand & M. Paine. Regolith geology of the Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia: Implications for exploration. V 49/1, 3-16.

2001 - P. W. Haines, M. Hand & M. Sandiford. Palaeozoic synorogenic sedimentation in central and northern Australia: A review of distribution and timing with implications for the evolution of intracontinental orogens. V 48/6, 911-928.

2000 - D. L. Scott, D. J. Rawlings, R. W. Page, C. Z. Tarlowski, M. Idnurm, M. J. Jackson & P. N. Southgate. Basement framework and geodynamic evolution of the Palaeoproterozoic superbasins of north-central Australia: an integrated review of geochemical, geochronological and geophysical data. V 47/3, 341-380.

1999 - B. KrapezStratigraphic record of an Atlantic‐type global tectonic cycle in the Palaeoproterozoic Ashburton Province of Western Australia. V 46/1, 71-87.

1998 - W. J. Collins
. Evaluation of petrogenetic models for Lachlan Fold Belt granitoids: implications for crustal architecture and tectonic models. V 45/4, 483-500.

1997 - D. R. Gray, D. A. Foster & M. Bucher. Recognition and definition of orogenic events in the Lachlan Fold Belt. V 44/4, 489-501.

1996 - J. Roberts, J. C. Claoue-Long & C. B. Foster. SHRIMP zircon dating of the Permian System of eastern Australia. V 43/4, 401-421.

1995 - T. Flöttmann, P. James, R. Menpes, P. Cesare, M. Twining, M. Fairclough, J. Randabel & S. Marshak. The structure of Kangaroo Island, South Australia: strain and kinematic partitioning during Delamerian basin and platform reactivation. V 42/1, 35-49.

1994 - R. Valenta. Deformation of host rocks and stratiform mineralization in the Hilton mine area, Mt Isa. V 41/5, 429-443.

1993 - A. P. Belperio. Land subsidence and sea level rise in the Port Adelaide estuary: implications for monitoring the greenhouse effect. V 40/4,359-368.

1992 - I. Crick. Petrological and maturation characteristics of organic matter from the Middle Proterozoic McArthur Basin, Australia. V 39/4, 501-519.

1991 - No award

1990 - P. D. Kinny, J. R. Wijbrans, D. O. Froude, I. S. Williams & W. Compston. Age constraints on the geological evolution of the Narryer Gneiss Complex, Western Australia. V 37/1, 51-69.

1989 - K. C. Hill & A. J. W. Gleadow. Uplift and thermal history of the Papuan Fold Belt, Papua New Guinea: apatite fission track analysis. V 36/4, 515-539.

1988 - B. W. Chappell, A. J. R. White & R. HineGranite provinces and basement terranes in the Lachlan Fold Belt, southeastern Australia. V 35/4, 505-521.

1987 - M. Solomon, J. L. Walshe & C. J. Eastoe. Experiments on convection and their relevance to the genesis of massive sulphide deposits. V 34/3, 311-323.

1986 - J. M. Bowler & J. T. Teller.
 Quaternary evaporites and hydrological changes, Lake Tyrell, northwest Victoria. V 33/1, 43-63.

1985 - M. D. Muir, T. H. Donnelly, R. W. T. Wilkins & K. J. ArmstrongStable isotope, petrological, and fluid inclusion studies of minor mineral deposits from the McArthur Basin: implications for the genesis of some sediment-hosted base metal mineralization from the Northern Territory. V 32/3, 239-260.

1984 - A. J. Stewart, R. D. Shaw & L. P. Black. The Arunta Inlier: a complex ensialic mobile belt in central Australia. Part 1 Stratigraphy, correlations and origin. V 31/4, 445-455.

1983 - G. N. Phillips & D. I. Groves. The nature of Archaean gold-bearing fluids as deduced from gold deposits of Western Australia. V 30/1, 25-39.

1982 - P. J. Conaghan, J. G. Jones, K. L. McDonnell & K. Royce. A dynamic fluvial model for the Sydney Basin. V 29/1, 55-70.

1981 - G. Singh, N. D. Opdyke & J. M. Bowler. Late Cainozoic stratigraphy, palaeomagnetic chronology and vegetational history from Lake George, N.S.W. V 28/4, 435-452.

1980 - No award

1979 - P. R. Evans & J. Roberts. Evolution of central eastern Australia during the Late Palaeozoic and Early Mesozoic. V 26/7, 325-340.

1978 - J. Carey. Sedimentary environments and trace fossils of the Permian Snapper Point Formation, southern Sydney Basin. V 25/8, 433-458.

1977 - G. J. Retallack. Triassic palaeosols in the upper Narrabeen Group of New South Wales. Part II. Classification and reconstruction. V 24/1, 19-36.

1976 - A. J. Irving & D. H. GreenGeochemistry and petrogenesis of the newer basalts of Victoria and South Australia. V 23/1, 45-66.

1975 - No award

1974 - P. Wellman & I. McDougall. Potassium–argon ages on the Cainozoic volcanic rocks of New South Wales. V 21/3, 247-272.

1973 - W. V. Preiss.Palaeoecological interpretations of South Australian Precambrian stromatolites. V 19/4, 501-532.

1972 - D. A. C. Williams. Archaean ultramafic, mafic and associated rocks, Mt Monger, Western Australia. V 19/2, 163-188.

1971 - D. J. Forman. The Arltunga Nappe Complex, MacDonell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia. V 18/1, 173-182.

1970 - C. E. B. Conybeare. Solubility and mobility of petroleum under hydrodynamic conditions, Surat Basin, Queensland. V 16/2, 667-681.
1969 - No award

1968 - R. A. Both & K. L. Williams. Mineralogical zoning in the lead-zinc ores of the Zeehan Field, Tasmania. Part I: Introduction and review.
Mineralogical zoning in the lead-zinc ores of the Zeehan Field, Tasmania. Part II: Paragenetic and zonal relationships. V 15/1, 121-137, V 15/2 2-17-244.,

1967 - J. J. Veevers. The Phanerozoic geological history of northwest Australia. V 14/2, 253-271.

1966 - B. E. Hobbs. The structural environment of the northern part of the Broken Hill orebody. V 13/2, 315-338.