Give to the Library

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Where does your donation go?

Your tax-deductible donation will help us share, build and conserve the collection. You can also support the Library by giving to our annual appeal.  

Sharing the collection

Your gift helps us to communicate the riches of the Library to schools, families, scholars and communities all over the world. 

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Building the collection

Your gift helps us to acquire material, from historical to contemporary, that documents our place in the world.

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Conserving the collection

Your gift helps to protect rare and fragile books, manuscripts, pictures, journals, photographs, maps and other items for future generations.

About the Foundation

Established in 1989 the Foundation leads the philanthropic work of the Library.

Our donors

The Library thanks our donors for their extraordinary generosity. 

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Annual reports

Explore how much we have already achieved by reading our Annual Reports and financial statements for the past five years.

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History and governance

Learn more about the Foundation's history and governance.

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Contact us

To make a gift, discuss a partnership or learn more about our planned giving program call on (02) 9273 1529 or email