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Recent media releases

Put your name to a piece of Australia’s history

Tuesday 20 March 2018
The State Library is calling for public support to help conserve and digitise over 300 unique works of art.

Shortlists announced for 2018 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

Monday, 19 March 2018
Contemporary works by leading and emerging Australian writers have been shortlisted for the 2018 NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

Miles Franklin’s long‐lost diary

Wednesday, 7 March 2018
The missing diary of Australian literary great Miles Franklin, discovered in a battered old family suitcase, will be donated to the State Library.

‘Great Expectations’

Wednesday, 7 February 2018
NSW State Librarian John Vallance announces Sydney’s first Charles Dickens international conference.

National Biography Award 2018

Tuesday 12 December 2017
Entries are now open for Australia’s richest prize for biographical writing and memoir.

Library champions celebrated

Wednesday 6 December 2017
Six outstanding library champions were recognised last night.

What’s got us tweeting?

Thursday 30 November 2017
Australia’s first social media archive goes public!

The world’s greatest natural history artist

Friday 17 November 2017
New web experience celebrating the luminous work of botanical artist Ferdinand Bauer.

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