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It's a time for gathering, eating and heading to the beach - along with enjoying the company of a good book.
A list of Aboriginal placenames was a trigger for seeking the ‘real secret river’.
A 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 display.
Using our online transcription tool, anyone can now contribute to transcribing the valuable Hassall Family Papers.
Nicolas Thomas Baudin (1754–1803) was a cartographic surveyor and naturalist who led a French expedition to the southern parts of the Eastern Hemisphere between 1800–04.
View amazing photos from the 100-mile motor race which attracted a crowd of around 30,000 people.
A small selection of striking political posters from the 1960s, 70s and 80s from the Library's massive collection of 10,000+ Australian posters.
Maria Savvidis, Curator in the Library’s Research and Discovery Team, shares an original illustration from a well-loved Australian children’s book.
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