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 Hitting the slopes Collection item A young woman’s trip to Kosciusko in the 1930s sent her headlong into romance. Magna Carta History Partnerships Collection item The Library holds a rare manuscript version of the 1297 statute of the Magna Carta that was signed by King John at Runnymede.