Media Centre For more detailed information, images and interviews please contact: Media & Communications Recent media releases Subject Show AllAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState LibrarianShow AllAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState Librarian Subject Search Reset All Animated dark comedy wins State Library’s inaugural short film prize Wednesday 12 June 2019 Western Sydney-based animator Jayce White was crowned the winner of the inaugural Shortstacks Short Film Prize for his stand-out animated film ‘Comeback’. World Press Photo Contest winners on show at NSW State Library Thursday 16 May 2019 See the world’s best photojournalism from 2018 when the annual World Press Photo Exhibition opens at the State Library of NSW on Saturday 25 May 2019. The Burial Files – new podcast unearths Sydney’s shady past Tuesday 11 June 2019 Over six episodes, you’ll hear from leading historians, curators, archaeologists, forensic experts and railway enthusiasts – each revealing a little-known piece of history about a place we thought we knew. Finalists for State Library’s new short film prize announced Tuesday 4 June 2019 The State Library of NSW has announced the best short films to premiere at the inaugural Shortstacks Short Film Festival on Wednesday 12 June 2019. New exhibition unearths Central Station’s deep dark history! Friday 24 May 2019 Untold stories buried beneath Sydney’s Central Station are unearthed in the Library's new exhibition, Dead Central. State Library offering over $200,000 in paid research opportunities Monday 20 May 2019 Applications for all State Library Fellowships close 5pm, Monday 15 July 2019. Colourful history of 'Big Four' wins prestigious $30,000 Ashurst Business Literature Prize Wednesday 15 May 2019 Authors Stuart Kells and Ian D Gow reveal the fascinating story of wealth, power and luck behind these global powerhouses. Rare pieces of Australian history heading to local primary schools Thursday 16 May 2019 The extraordinary items from the State Library’s collection are heading to Bega and Eden, from 20 May 2019. Show more Past media releases Media Releases - 2015 Media Releases - 2014 Media Releases - 2013 Media Releases - 2012 Media kit Library Experts Are you looking for an expert to interview? Browse our expert profiles.