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22 Nov 2021   News

Announcing the 2022 National Folk Fellow 

The National Library, in conjunction with the National Folk Festival, is pleased to announce Dr Mahesh...

3 Nov 2021   News

2022 Creative Arts Fellows announced

The Creative Arts Fellowships support writers and artists to spend four weeks at the Library.
27 Oct 2021   News

Reopening the National Library building – Plan Your Visit

Welcoming you back to your National Library of Australia.

22 Oct 2021   News

Indigenous Graduate Program

Indigenous graduates are invited to open a new chapter in their careers, with applications now open for the Library’s 2022 Indigenous Graduate Program.

14 Oct 2021   News

Australian Cookery Books - 1860s to 1960s: Thank you to the AEFG

Explore the history of Australian cooking thanks to a generous donation from the Australian Ethical Food Group.

11 Oct 2021   News

Announcing the recipients of the 2022 National Library of Australia Summer Scholarships

The National Library is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Summer Scholarships, marking 20...

8 Oct 2021   News

Announcing the recipients of the 2022 National Library of Australia Fellowships

Congratulations to the 10 recipients of the 2022 National Library of Australia Fellowships.

29 Jun 2021   News

Bookshop closed for stocktake

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

12 Apr 2021   News

Historians of Australia survey

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

22 Feb 2021   News

National Library building works update

The National Library has begun work to restore the heritage copper roof following damage sustained during...

22 Dec 2020   News

Banjo Paterson and the 120-year-old chocolate box

Tin of Boer War chocolates, Papers of A.B. ’Banjo’ Paterson, nla.cat-vn8047102Life really is like a box...

17 Dec 2020   News

What's on in Summer

Whether you are a culture lover looking to visit an exhibition or a researcher uncovering new...

10 Dec 2020   News

Hazel de Berg - Australian Oral History Pioneer

Largely regarded as Australia’s first oral historian, Hazel de Berg recorded interviews with 1,290 Australians who...

10 Dec 2020   News

Visitor update: return to regular opening hours

Please note that ACT COVID-19 restrictions are still in effect. These restrictions limit the number of...

8 Dec 2020   News

Summer opening hours

Summer opening hoursOur summer opening hours will be in place from Thursday 24 December 2020 until...

3 Dec 2020   News

The National Library is BindiMapped

Assistance for visitors with low vision or blindness The National Library has launched a new indoor...

19 Nov 2020   News

NAIDOC Minecraft Challenge Awards

Think and dream big!Over 1,000 students across 31 schools, from as far north as Erub (Darnley...

10 Nov 2020   News

Take our survey

Thank you for giving your feedback. The survey is now closed.The Library has conducted a market...