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Patricia Cornelius wins Mona Brand Award

Tuesday, 30 October 2018
One of Australia’s most uncompromising playwrights has won the 2018 Mona  Brand Award for Women Stage and Screen Writers.

From your backyard to the world

Friday, 26 October 2018
State Library of NSW announced a new partnership with four NSW public libraries that will bring local oral history collections out of the archives and to the world.

2019 State Library of NSW fellowships announced

Tuesday 16 October 2018
Six prestigious research fellowships totalling over $100,000 have just been awarded.

3,000 intriguing objects, 6 must‐see exhibitions, 1 historic moment!

Friday 5 October 2018
Over 3,000 intriguing objects go on show in the biggest public display in Library history.

World first: ‘listen’ to priceless paintings

Friday 5 October 2018
‘80Hz: Sound Lab’ is an innovative outdoor sound and light experience from the Library's DX Lab.

Priceless works outed for good in reimagined NSW State Library

Friday 5 October 2018
An extraordinary salon‐style hang of over 300 priceless paintings will be a permanent fixture in the ‘new’ State Library.

Aboriginal Elders tell Sydney’s most important story!

Friday 5 October 2018 
An evocative new project led by celebrated Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones.

State Library’s magnificent six together for first time!

Friday 5 October 2018
First Fleet journals, personal accounts of World War One, Dorothea Mackellar’s hand‐written poem about her beloved ‘sunburnt country’ …

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