Due to planned maintenance, a number of eresources will be unavailable on Sunday 19 August. This includes Ancestry Library Edition, Ebooks and ProQuest.
On Saturday the 4th of October at 2pm, The State Library of New South Wales will be hosting a panel discussion on Indigenous voices in our community and their identity on line. The panellists include:
Luke Pearson, who is an outspoken Indigenous social commentator and the man behind social media phenomena, @IndigenousX, and is passionate about Indigenous education, literacy, numeracy, social media identity, and excellence.
Follow Luke on Twitter at @
Kelly Briggs, who writes and tweets under the moniker of The Koori Women is one of the leading drivers behind Aboriginal social media messaging. She has written for various publications including The Guardian, The Shake, The Castan Centre, Crikey and is a current columnist for the Croakey Health Blog. She was the recent winner of the Australian Writers Centre award for Best Commentary Blog 2014
Follow Kelly on Twitter at @TheKooriWomen
Mick O'Loughlin, who is a Gamilaraay man from Moree, currently based in Newcastle. He has worked as a Traditional Aboriginal dancer, an Out of Home Care caseworker, an Indigenous Employment Consultant, an Aboriginal Education Assistant and a Juvenile Justice Officer
Follow Mick on Twitter at @Moree_mick
The panel discussion will be held at the State Library of New South Wales in the Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor, Macquarie Wing.
The event is free, but bookings are essential. To book, or to get more information about this event click here