Australia Day Opening Hours

Wednesday 15 January 2020

We're open every day across the Australia Day long weekend, with some changes to some services and opening hours on the public holiday, Monday 27 January.

Bushfire Fundraising Auction

Friday 10 January 2020

Our heart goes out to the many people and animals affected by the bushfires.

Entries now open for the 2020 National Biography Award

Tuesday 10 December 2019

Entries are now open for the 2020 National Biography Award – Australia's richest prize for biography and memoir writing.

Entries now open for the Library's $20,000 short film competition

Thursday 21 November 2019

Shortstacks is open to established, emerging and first-time filmmakers of all ages – a total of $20,000 on offer across two categories.

Library secures ‘holy grail’ of Australiana

Wednesday 20 November 2019

An extraordinarily rare 17th century Spanish document – considered amongst the most valuable of all printed Australiana – has just been acquired by the Library and is now on public display.