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Out of the Vaults: Betrayal and Survival

Out of the vaults
Friday 1 July 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Come and explore this infamous event from early Australian history and trace the experiences of Governor Bligh and Fletcher Christian through the Library’s collection of diaries, ships’ logs, letters, maps, portraits and other original material.

Colour in Darkness: Curator Talk with Elise Edmonds

Saturday 2 July 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Elise Edmonds will discuss this unique collection of photographs taken by unknown photographers during the First World War.

Silent Film Festival, Laughter in the Library: The Front Page

Silent Film Festival
Sunday 3 July 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm

A brilliantly orchestrated, high-speed satire that set the standard for the countless screwball comedies that followed in its wake.

AMAZE Gallery Currently on display

AMAZE Gallery

Friday 1 January 2016 to Sunday 15 January 2017

An ever changing selection of fascinating items from the Library's extraordinary collection.

Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines

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.