Recent media releases
Friday 30 August 2019
The total prize pool of up to $305,000 will be presented to the winners at an awards ceremony at the State Library on 27 April 2020.
Monday 12 August 2019
Behrouz Boochani’s powerful story of detention on Manus Island has won this year’s $25,000 National Biography Award, the nation’s richest prize for biographical writing.
Wednesday 31 July 2019
The State Library of NSW has today announced the shortlists for the 2019 NSW Premier’s History Awards.
Friday 12 July 2019
To mark UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages, the State Library of NSW is staging a major exhibition to celebrate the strength, diversity and richness of Aboriginal languages in NSW, opening on Saturday 13 July.
Friday 28 June 2019
Public libraries across NSW are set to benefit from a record boost in funding, with the NSW Government delivering $36.5 million in 2019/20.