Stories Featured stories Lasseter's lost reef Discovery Natural world People Partnerships Nothing captures the Australian imagination quite like the thought of striking it lucky. So it’s no surprise one of our greatest legends involves a search for a mysterious vein of gold. Convict artists in the time of Governor Macquarie History Partnerships Many used their art to record and interpret the landscape and people of the early settlement. Popular Show All Popular Show AllPopular Search Topic Topic Any Art and culture Discovery History Indigenous Natural world People About the State Library Behind the scenes Partnerships Current exhibition Collection item AnyArt and cultureDiscoveryHistoryIndigenousNatural worldPeopleAbout the State LibraryBehind the scenesPartnershipsCurrent exhibitionCollection item Format Story Format Audio Blog Image In Depth Quick Reads Video AudioBlogImageIn DepthQuick ReadsVideo Search Reset All Planting Dreams: audio guides Discovery Indigenous Hear Jonathan Jones, Bruce Pascoe and Richard Aitken share their thoughts about some of the items on display in Planting Dreams. Big things grow History Indigenous The Gurindji’s struggle sparked a national network of support organisations and became a symbol of the land rights movement. Michael Riley Art and culture Indigenous People A Common Place displays 15 dramatic portraits of Moree Murries taken by Michael Riley, one of Australia’s leading Indigenous contemporary artists. Family Keeps Us Going History Indigenous People Portraits and Stories of Families of Aboriginal Nations Living in South-West Sydney by Jagath Dheerasekara. Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines Art and culture History Indigenous The Proclamation Board (1828-1830) is a four-strip pictogram aimed to communicate that those who committed violent crimes, be they Aboriginal Australian or colonist, would be punished. David Unaipon Indigenous Partnerships A great inventor, an Indigenous rights advocate and Australia's first published Aboriginal writer. The Wallis album Art and culture Indigenous Natural world Partnerships The discovery and acquisition of a fascinating album compiled by Captain James Wallis reveals the artistic collaborations between a commandant and a convict. Eora Indigenous People Delve deep into the stories and lives of Indigenous Sydney before European settlement.