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As we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Macquarie Street Building, past and present Library staff share their memories from the day.
A powerful example of wartime propaganda, Kokoda Front Line! (1942) became the first Australian film nominated for an Academy Award and Australia’s first ever Oscar.
Bram Presser’s astonishing debut novel, The Book of Dirt, took out three prizes at the Premier’s Literary Awards, including People’s Choice.
Indigenous Services was fortunate to visit Macquarie Regional Library in Dubbo to run a successful Connecting Culture: Tracing Ancestors Indigenous family history workshop.
The Library actively collects material relating to the publishing industry, including the history of printing, paper making, book binding, intaglio, lithography and other production techniques.
One hundred years after troops landed at Gallipoli, the Library commissioned five professional photographers to document what the people of New South Wales did on 25 April 2015.
The Library recently acquired thirteen colourful drawings on paper created by Alexander Burnett Hector, a distinctive Sydney individual who some would label as eccentric.
Anna Corkhill, Curator in the Library's Research and Discovery team, shares a collection of rare anarchist newspapers from the late 19th century.
Allegoria sull’impero Inglese (An allegory of the English Empire) is a fine example of persuasive cartography that adds to and complements the Library’s extensive map collection.
Senior Curator, Geoff Barker, shares a rare album of early Nauru photographs compiled by T. H. Cude.
Maggie Patton, Manager of the Library's Research and Discovery team, shares a rare religious text from the first half of the sixteenth century.
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