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Recent media releases

$100,000 in paid research opportunities

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

2018 Coral Thomas Fellowship winner

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

$160,000 in paid research opportunities

Monday, 8 May 2017
The State Library of NSW is calling for applications for a range of prestigious research fellowships.

Visitors to our historic Mitchell Reading Room soar

Monday, 24 April 2017
The number of people visiting the State Library of NSW is at an all-time high, with the renowned Mitchell Library Reading Room recording a 100 percent increase since 2012, according to the Library’s latest occupancy report.

Prized Australian history heads to Wagga Wagga

Thursday, 8 September 2016
Captain Cook’s shoe buckle is among the extraordinary items from the Library's collection heading to Wagga Wagga.

Prized Australian history heads to Grafton

Captain Cook’s shoe buckle and a rare convict letter are among the extraordinary items from the State Library’s  collection heading to primary schools in Grafton.

FAR Out! NSW Governor heading to Casino

The Governor of NSW will be a surprise guest for 150 students at Casino Public School on 20 May 2016.

Goulburn and Moss Vale to get Far Out!

Extraordinary items heading to primary schools in Goulburn and the Southern Highlands from 4 to 6 April. 

Past media releases