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 New premier Learning Centre Recent media stories Tuesday 24 September 2018 The State Library launches new learning centre dedicated to inspiring new generations of young people. 2018 NSW Premier’s History Awards winners Awards Friday 31 August 2018 $75,000 in prize money awarded at the State Library as part of the official launch of NSW History Week. 2018 NSW Premier’s History Awards shortlists Awards Thursday 9 August 2018 The Premier of NSW, The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP today announced the shortlists for the 2018 NSW Premier’s History Awards. $4 million donation for state-of-the-art conservation lab State Librarian Wednesday 8 August 2018 The State Library announced a major donation of $4 million by Mr Len Ainsworth AM and Mrs Gretel Ainsworth for a new world-class conservation laboratory. Winning biography reveals Australia’s enigmatic Federation ‘Father’ Awards Monday 6 August 2018 A fascinating biography of Australia’s second prime minister, Alfred Deakin, has won this year’s $25,000 National Biography Award. National Biography Award shortlist announced Awards Monday 9 July 2018 Six compelling personal stories have been shortlisted for the $25,000 National Biography Award 2018. FarOut in Wagga Wagga Recent media stories Thursday 21 June 2018 Rare pieces of Australian history visiting Wagga Wagga for first time. Nominations open Library Honours Library Council 20 June 2018 Nominations open for 2018 NSW Library Council Honours. 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.