30 Jul 2021   Blog

2021 Appeal Raises Record Amount

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   Blog

Collecting Fijian Australian Stories

The Library is collecting the stories of Fijian Australians.

7 Jul 2021   Blog

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   Blog

Preservation story: saving scrunched records

In 2017, National Library Fellow Dr Sue Chen found a fragile Chinese document, along with several...

1 Jul 2021   News

Visitor update: COVID-19

Visitor update: COVID-19 and visiting the National Library - Winter 2021 In the interest of providing...

29 Jun 2021   News

Bookshop closed for stocktake

The National Library Bookshop will be closed for stocktake from Monday 28 to Thursday 1 July...

7 Jun 2021   Blog

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   Blog

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   Blog

The Globes of Vincenzo Coronelli

Inside the entrance of the Main Reading Room at the National Library sit two handsome globes...

11 May 2021   Blog

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   Blog

Zimmermann + Athol Shmith: Fashion Photography

In September 2020, fashion label Zimmermann launched their 2021 Spring Collection, Wild Botanica. The collection features...

12 Apr 2021   News

Historians of Australia survey

The Library is undertaking a survey of professional historians of Australia to understand the relevance of...