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24 Sep 2020   News

Puzzles using the Collection

We've created some online puzzles using our collections so that anyone and everyone can join our...

3 Sep 2020   News

Beauty Rich and Rare

Beauty Rich and Rare: The Story Continues Created to complement our Cook and the Pacific exhibition...

10 Aug 2020   News

Family History Month

Wolfgang Sievers, Children playing in front of Hamersley Iron housing in Tom Price, Western Australia, 1974...

1 Jul 2020   News

Collecting Direction and Focus

National Library of Australia – Collecting Direction and FocusThe Library has released its new Collecting Strategy...

19 May 2020   News

Wanted: COVID-19 ephemera

The Library is currently collecting printed ephemera that has appeared in letterboxes and local neighbourhoods –...

18 May 2020   News

International Museums Day

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this content contains the name of a...

15 May 2020   News

Treasures Gallery Digital Tours

Library Curator, Susannah Helman, will take viewers behind-the-scenes of the current season’s iteration of the Library’s...

8 May 2020   News

Celebrating Federation

On the 9 May 1901, the Duke of Cornwall and York opened Australia’s federal parliament in...

1 May 2020   News

Ellis Rowan: A Life in Pictures 

The extraordinary Ellis Rowan was no mere 'lady flower painter'. To great effect, she cast herself...

23 Mar 2020   News

Temporary building closure

National Library of Australia: temporary building closure Due to the need to contain the spread of...

20 Mar 2020   News

Visitor Update: COVID-19

Visitor update: COVID-19 and visiting the National Library - 20 March 2020In the interest of providing...

20 Mar 2020   News

Caring for your national collection

Over the coming months we’re making some changes at the Library to better care for your...

16 Mar 2020   News

Visitor Update: COVID-19

Visitor update: COVID-19 and onsite public events - 16 March 2020The National Library of Australia building...

26 Jul 2019   News

National Family History Month 2019

August is National Family History Month, and the National Library is celebrating with a month of...

14 Dec 2018   News

New free shuttle bus

The National Library is excited to be one of ten partners on a new free shuttle...

31 Oct 2018   News

Community Heritage Grants Awarded

Subjects ranging from meteorological instruments and the history of law in Western Australia, to conservation of...

20 Aug 2018   News

Help Us Help Drought-Hit Farmers

National Library of Australia oral historian and folklorist Rob Willis has a plan. He reckons if...

23 Jul 2018   News

National Family History Month 2018

August is National Family History Month, so the National Library is encouraging everyone to discover more...