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Recent media releases

$4 million donation for state-of-the-art conservation lab

Wednesday 8 August 2018
The State Library announced a major donation of $4 million by Mr Len Ainsworth AM and Mrs Gretel Ainsworth for a new world-class conservation laboratory.

 

$100,000 in paid research opportunities

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

‘Great Expectations’

Wednesday, 7 February 2018
NSW State Librarian John Vallance announces Sydney’s first Charles Dickens international conference.

2018 Coral Thomas Fellowship winner

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

Dr John Vallance to head up the State Library

Thursday, 3 August 2017
Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today announced Dr John Vallance as the new State Librarian and Chief Executive.

$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.

Past media releases