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Best in business literature

Friday 1 June 2018
Story of social entrepreneurship takes out prestigious $30,000 Ashurst Prize.

World Press Photo Contest winners on show

Tuesday 22 May 2018
See the world’s best photojournalism from 2017 when the annual World Press Photo exhibition opens.

$100,000 in paid research opportunities

Tuesday 22 May 2018
Applications open for a range of prestigious research fellowships totalling over $100,000.

Winners announced for 2018 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

The NSW Premier’s Literary Awards were announced at the State Library of NSW, with a total of $295,000 offered across 12 prizes.

Inaugural Reader in Residence announced

Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Well-known author, journalist and broadcaster Caroline Baum has just been announced as the State Library’s Reader in Residence.

Ashurst Business Literature Prize

Monday 9 April 2018
2017 shortlist announced for Australia's most prestigious business literature prize.

Untold stories ready to be uncovered

Thursday 5 April 2018
The public can now access the untold stories behind Australia’s largest media company, with the release of the Fairfax Media Business Archive.

Put your name to a piece of Australia’s history

Tuesday 20 March 2018
The State Library is calling for public support to help conserve and digitise over 300 unique works of art.

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