‘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

The 2020 NSW Premier’s History Awards, offering $75,000 in prize money, were announced tonight 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 prize from a strong field of 89 entries.

Mr Archimedes and friends move into the Library

Monday 24 August 2020

The State Library is now the proud custodian of Pamela Allen’s extraordinary archive.

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Monday 10 August 2020

Our eastern galleries will reopen this Saturday 15 August in time to host the highly anticipated World Press Photo Exhibition 2020.