Media Centre For more detailed information, images and interviews please contact: Media & Communications Recent media releases Subject Subject Show All Awards Fellowships Exhibitions Library Council Ministerial media releases Acquisitions and rare documents Recent media stories Services State Librarian Show AllAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState Librarian Search Reset All Inaugural award for women writers announced Awards Monday, 7 November 2016 Playwright Joanna Murray‐Smith wins $30,000 award. Over 150 years of government records digitised Recent media stories Thursday, 3 November 2016 Over one million pages of historic NSW Government Gazettes now available online - for free! From Nimbin to New York Recent media stories 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 Ministerial media releases 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 Awards Tuesday 4 October 2016 Entries now open for Australia's most prestigious business literature prize. Two must‐see exhibitions Exhibitions Friday, 9 September 2016 State Library celebrates the bicentenary of the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney. Prized Australian history heads to Wagga Wagga Services 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 Awards The State Library of NSW today announced the opening of nominations for the 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. 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.