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Recent media releases

State Library offering over $200,000 in paid research opportunities

Monday 20 May 2019

Applications for all State Library Fellowships close 5pm, Monday 15 July 2019.

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.

2019 State Library of NSW fellowships announced

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

Nominations open Library Honours

20 June 2018
Nominations open for 2018 NSW Library Council Honours.

$100,000 in paid research opportunities

Tuesday 22 May 2018
Applications open for a range of prestigious research fellowships totalling over $100,000.

Miles Franklin’s long‐lost diary

Wednesday, 7 March 2018
The missing diary of Australian literary great Miles Franklin, discovered in a battered old family suitcase, will be donated to the State Library.

2018 Coral Thomas Fellowship winner

Friday 20 October 2017
Professor Grace Karskens has been awarded the prestigious $75,000 Coral Thomas Fellowship. 

Past media releases