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Recent media releases

New $30,000 Fellowship for Aboriginal creatives in NSW

Friday 29 January 2021
The Library is inviting Aboriginal artists, knowledge holders or creative practitioners to apply now for its new Fellowship.

NSW Government announces $12.3M funding for State Library

Thursday 19 November 2020
New plan to make one of Australia’s best loved cultural institutions fully accessible to the public for the first time.

2021 State Library of NSW fellowships announced

Monday 2 November 2020
Seven prestigious research fellowships totalling $116,000 have just been awarded.

'Blazing talent’ Kate Mulvany wins top prize for women playwrights

Friday 18 September 2020

Hailed by the judges as a ‘blazing talent’, stage and screen writer/actor Kate Mulvany has won the coveted Mona Brand Award for 2020 – Australia’s only prize for women stage and screen writers.

Winners announced for NSW Premier’s History Awards

Friday 4 September 2020

A total of $75,000 in prize money was awarded as part of the official launch of NSW History Week.

Unlikely biography on former PM wins nation’s richest prize for life writing

Friday 28 August 2020

Patrick Mullins’s Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon (Scribe Publications) claimed this year’s $25,000 National Biography Award.

State Library galleries reopen with new exhibition which tackles Cook’s legacy

Monday 13 July 2020

The Library's galleries reopened on Monday 13 July with its long-awaited exhibition, Eight Days in Kamay.

A bird’s-eye view of 1M+ digital images

Wednesday 1 July 2020
A new ground-breaking experiment.

Past media releases