Author talk: No Front Line

Chris Masters will talk about how his new book No Front Line gives voice to Australia's Special Forces and takes us to the centre of some of the fiercest combat Australia has ever experienced while providing the most intimate examination of what it is like to be a member of this country's elite fighting forces.

Splendid Species

The Library is delighted to announce the complete digitisation of its renowned "pattern" set of 681 folio-sized plates for  'The Birds of Australia' by John Gould. 

Shoreline by Eliza Thurston

‘Professor of Drawing and Painting in every style’ English-born painter Eliza Thurston was one of Australia’s earlies

Author talk: Punk Girls

Fashion, music and politics collide in this landmark publication by Liz Ham, one of Australia’s most acclaimed female photographers. Punk Girls is an authentic representation of the punk movement in its many guises with an important focus on the females who inhabit this world.

Author talk: Martin Sharp His Life & Times

From OZ magazine, Swinging London and Sydney’s Yellow House, Martin Sharp was at the epicentre of a cultural flowering. His biographer Joyce Morgan will shed new light on the charismatic and eccentric Sydney artist.