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Entries open for NSW Premier’s History Awards

Friday 22 February 2019
Entries now open for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2019.

New $20,000 short film prize

Tuesday 29 January 2019
Shortstacks open to established, emerging and first-time filmmakers of all ages.

NSW State Library explores greater access for all

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

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!

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

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

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

Tuesday 16 October 2018
Six prestigious research fellowships totalling over $100,000 have just been awarded.

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