The Library's 2021 fundraising appeal raised a record amount to support the digitisation of the papers of the Australian Federation of Women Voters.
26 Jul 2021
Collecting Fijian Australian Stories
The Library is collecting the stories of Fijian Australians.
7 Jul 2021
Take a Look at the National Library of Australia
Take a Look is a new installation from the National Library of Australia, exploring Australian stories through the Library’s collections.
2 Jul 2021
Preservation story: saving scrunched records
In 2017, National Library Fellow Dr Sue Chen found a fragile Chinese document, along with several...
1 Jul 2021
Visitor update: COVID-19
Visitor update: COVID-19 and visiting the National Library - Winter 2021 In the interest of providing...
29 Jun 2021
Bookshop closed for stocktake
The National Library Bookshop will be closed for stocktake from Monday 28 to Thursday 1 July...
7 Jun 2021
Banjo Paterson: From Acquisition to Exhibition
The National Library, your home of Australian stories, is proud to be the custodian of the...
28 May 2021
Charlotte Clark: a woman discovered and imagined
Dr Judith Nangala Crispin is a poet and visual artist with a background in music. Much...
19 May 2021
The Globes of Vincenzo Coronelli
Inside the entrance of the Main Reading Room at the National Library sit two handsome globes...
11 May 2021
Old Parliament House: A Building of ‘Firsts’
On 9 May 2021, Old Parliament House celebrated it’s 94th birthday and I have been pondering...
13 Apr 2021
Zimmermann + Athol Shmith: Fashion Photography
In September 2020, fashion label Zimmermann launched their 2021 Spring Collection, Wild Botanica. The collection features...
12 Apr 2021
Historians of Australia survey
The Library is undertaking a survey of professional historians of Australia to understand the relevance of...
The National Library of Australia acknowledges Australia’s First Nations Peoples – the First Australians – as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this land and gives respect to the Elders – past and present – and through them to all Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website contains a range of material which may be considered culturally sensitive including the records of people who have passed away.