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From Nimbin to New York

Thursday, 27 October 2016
State Library released 75 hours of colourful interviews with Nimbin locals to take the collection global. 

Help Us Bring Macquarie Street Heritage Back to Life

Friday, 14 October 2016
Proposed Mitchell rooftop restaurant  announced as one of the ideas considered for NSW Government Macquarie Street revitalisation. 

2016 Ashurst Business Literature Prize

Tuesday 4 October 2016
Entries now open for Australia's most prestigious business literature prize.

Two must‐see exhibitions

Friday, 9 September 2016 
State Library celebrates the bicentenary of the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney.

Prized Australian history heads to Wagga Wagga

Thursday, 8 September 2016
Captain Cook’s shoe buckle is among the extraordinary items from the Library's collection heading to Wagga Wagga.

NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2017 open

The State Library of NSW today announced the opening of nominations for the 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

Winners announced for 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards

The 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards, offering $75,000 in prize money, were announced TONIGHT  at the State Library of NSW, as part of the official launch of NSW History Week. 

Next Door: photographs of Sydney’s suburban life in the 90s

The State Library of NSW’s new photographic display – Next Door by Paul Blackmore – provides a ‘neighbourly’ peek into Sydney’s suburban lives from the 1990s.  

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