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 Put your name to a piece of Australia’s history Recent media stories 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 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 Acquisitions and rare documents 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’ State Librarian Wednesday, 7 February 2018 NSW State Librarian John Vallance announces Sydney’s first Charles Dickens international conference. National Biography Award 2018 Awards Tuesday 12 December 2017 Entries are now open for Australia’s richest prize for biographical writing and memoir. Library champions celebrated Awards Wednesday 6 December 2017 Six outstanding library champions were recognised last night. What’s got us tweeting? Recent media stories Thursday 30 November 2017 Australia’s first social media archive goes public! The world’s greatest natural history artist Exhibitions Friday 17 November 2017 New web experience celebrating the luminous work of botanical artist Ferdinand Bauer. 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.