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Recent media releases

Winners of Australia’s only humour writing prize announced

Thursday 17 June 2021
Black is the New White has won the $10,000 biennial Russell Prize for Humour Writing.

Australia’s only humour writing prize

Wednesday 26 May 2021
Australia’s funniest books from the last two years have been announced.

NSW State Library offering paid research opportunities

Monday 17 May 2021
Apply for a range of prestigious research fellowships totalling $216,000.

World Press Photo Contest winners on show

Friday 14 May 2021
150 powerful and evocative images on display as part of the World Press Photo Exhibition.  

Building Plan: FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Library’s building plan.

2021 winners announced

Monday 26 April 2021
A total of $305,000 awarded across 13 prizes in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

New home for rare & priceless maps

Friday 16 April 2021
For the first time, visitors can explore five centuries of cartography from around the world in one place.

New exhibition reveals little-known stories

Monday 29 March 2021
Little-known stories of Dyarubbin — the Hawkesbury River — are revealed by Darug women storytellers in an evocative new exhibition.

Past media releases