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Recent media releases

Revealing chronicles of Australia’s largest youth migration program

Thursday 23 March 2023
Big Brother Movement archive will be officially handed over to the Library.

Ethel Turner's private diaries and love letters acquired by NSW State Library

Monday  6 March 2023

New collection to go on public display from 8 March.  

$6M boost for NSW public library infrastructure

Thursday 2 March 2023
$6 million in funding for public libraries across the State as part of the Public Library Infrastructure Grant program. 

Call the Pride Line and add your story to the State Library’s collection

Wednesday 1 March 2023
The Library wants you to give them a call and add your pride story to the historic record with its new Pride hotline.

Shortlists announced for 2023 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

Wednesday 1 March 2023
Outstanding works by leading and emerging Australian writers have been shortlisted for the 2023 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

Peter Kingston’s much-loved Lavender Bay home captured in time

Monday 27 February 2023
Inside the Library's lavish, quarterly magazine.

Increased prize money for 2023 NSW Premier’s History Awards

The State Library announced the opening of nominations for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2023.

NSW State Library stages one of Australia’s largest ever queer exhibitions

Tuesday 14 February 2023
Major exhibition shines a spotlight on little-known LGBTQI+ heroes and stories drawn from the Library’s vast collection.