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Due to essential maintenance, digital image viewers in the old catalogue will be temporarily unavailable between 1 pm and 4 pm (AEDT) this Thursday, 9 December 2021. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

We’re looking for Koori Knockout stories and souvenirs!

Monday 27 September 2021

The Library is celebrating 50 years of the Koori Knockout with an exhibition planned for 2022.

The Diary Files relaunch

Friday 24 September 2021

As lockdown restrictions are eased over the coming weeks, we'd love to know what's on your mind.

Oral historians – we need you!

Wednesday 8 September 2021

The Library is now accepting applications from experienced oral historians to help build our oral history collection.

Winners announced for NSW Premier’s History Awards

Friday 3 September 2021

The 2021 NSW Premier’s History Awards, offering $75,000 in prize money, were announced online tonight by the State Library.

“Vivid and complex” portrait of Truganini wins nation’s richest prize for life writing

Thursday 26 August 2021

Truganini: Journey through the apocalypse by Cassandra Pybus has won this year’s $25,000 National Biography Award.