Media Centre For more detailed information, images and interviews please contact: Media & Communications Recent media releases Subject Show AllAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState LibrarianShow AllAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState Librarian Subject Search Reset All New $20,000 short film prize Awards Tuesday 29 January 2019 Shortstacks open to established, emerging and first-time filmmakers of all ages. NSW State Library explores greater access for all Recent media stories Tuesday 29 January 2019 Exploring plans to further expand public access to the historic Mitchell Library Building. Corsali’s ‘Southern Cross’ finds permanent home at NSW State Library Acquisitions and rare documents Thursday, 6 December 2018 The earliest printed illustration and description of the Southern Cross by 16th century Italian adventurer Andrea Corsali will go on public display for the first time at the State Library of NSW. See what your suburb looked like 100 years ago! Acquisitions and rare documents Monday, 26 November 2018 Over 40,000 historic property plans of 250 Sydney suburbs have been digitised and made available for the first time on the State Library of NSW’s website. Patricia Cornelius wins Mona Brand Award Awards 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 Recent media stories 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 Fellowships 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! Exhibitions Friday 5 October 2018 Over 3,000 intriguing objects go on show in the biggest public display in Library history. Show more Past media releases Media Releases - 2015 Media Releases - 2014 Media Releases - 2013 Media Releases - 2012 Media kit Library Experts Are you looking for an expert to interview? Browse our expert profiles.