The National Library of Australia holds the largest collection of Indonesian language material in Australia and...
4 May 2022
A day in the life of your election campaign material
What happens to your election material after you've donated it? Learn more about the National Library's election ephemera campaign.
20 Apr 2022
Behind the scenes with the Summer Scholars - Part 2
Summer Scholars Anita Gowers and Suzannah Henty share their experiences of studying at the National Library of Australia.
14 Apr 2022
Circus Stories: Recollections from the oral history collection
The circus has a long tradition in Australia and it’s a spectacle that has evolved over time. Learn about circuses and their place in Australian hearts.
13 Apr 2022
The long and short of Australia's best-loved nature trails
From red desert to white sand beaches, Australia's dramatic landscapes and extraordinary biodiversity make it a regular feature on must-see destination lists.
6 Apr 2022
Meet the 2022 National Folk Fellow
Our 2022 National Folk Fellow is Dr Mahesh White-Radhakrishnan, who came to the Library to research...
1 Apr 2022
Take a Look at the National Library's performing arts collections
This new installation explores Australian stories of music, theatre and dance through the Library's collections.
31 Mar 2022
Behind the scenes: creating a performing arts book display
Follow our Reading Room staff as they curate a performing arts book display.
22 Mar 2022
On Stage: Exhibition curator's overture
Uncover Australia's performing arts history with On Stage.
4 Mar 2022
On Stage: Enlighten 2022 at the National Library
Discover the Library's performing arts collection at Enlighten 2022.
1 Mar 2022
Hear from stars of the On Stage exhibition
Listen to the performers and artists from On Stage in conversation, from the National Library's Oral History and Folklore collection.
25 Feb 2022
A tour around our reading rooms
Take a tour around the National Library of Australia reading rooms and find out what we have to offer.
17 Feb 2022
The papers of Banjo Paterson
Your guide to the Library's collection on Australia's preeminent bush poet, Banjo Paterson.
11 Feb 2022
Illustrating The Last Dragon
Last month, we heard from Charles Massy, author of The Last Dragon, about the Monaro grassland...
21 Jan 2022
Public domain: From Captain Cook to Winnie the Pooh
Learn about copyright law around the world and in Library collections.
18 Jan 2022
Discover school holiday activities from home with the National Library
Read, listen, learn and play your way through a series of fun school holiday activities.
14 Jan 2022
The Monaro Grassland Earless Dragon
Learn about one of Australia's rarest reptiles in this essay by author Charles Massy.
4 Jan 2022
Discovering the National Braille Collection
Learn how to navigate the Library's National Braille Collection with this useful guide to the resources.
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