Betty Broadbent, the 'Tattooed Venus'

visited Sydney as a part of an American circus troupe in 1937

Portraits of language custodians and Elders

These portraits show the strength, determination and dedication of language custodians who keep ancient culture thriving. 

Away in Botany Bay

It was a real thrill to explore the natural environment around Botany Bay and La Perouse, less than an hour away from the Library.

Memorable sunsets at Lightning Ridge

Rocky white alien landscapes, mysterious stone circles, the blood red sun and whisps of pink and orange clouds.

Financial Abuse Legal Service

Redfern Legal Centre's Financial Abuse Legal Service assists people in intimate partner relationships who have experienced financial abuse.

The Anaiwan Language Revival Program

The work of the Anaiwan Language Revival Program, based out of the University of New England, is extraordinary.

A road trip to remember

What our Indigenous Engagement team, Library photographer Joy and Avryl from Exhibitions learned from their road trip was too important not to share.

A night at Nambucca Heads

There are moments that make you realise how much you love your job, and for me this happened during our night by the Gaagal (sea) and under the Giidany (moon) on spectacular Gumbaynggirr Country.

Mukurtu Artist Announcement

We are thrilled to be collaborating with Gamilaraay and Mandandanji artist and animator Jake Duczynski on a unique digital artwork for our upcoming Mukurtu website. 

Behind the Story with Sofija Stefanovic

Find out what surprised author Sofija Stefanovic the most while writing her 2019 National Biography Award shortlisted book Miss Ex-Yugoslavia

Critics’ Picks review

Spring / Ali Smith

Behind the Story with Rick Morton

Find out what surprised author Rick Morton the most while writing his 2019 National Biography Award shortlisted book One Hundred Years of Dirt.

Learning something new - Law Week 2019

Hundreds of people all around the state visited their local libraries during Law Week this year.

Critics’ Picks review

Fast times and excellent adventures : the surprising history of the '80s teen movie / James King