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3 May 2017   News

Stop the Presses: Bulletin's back

It was known as the "Bushman's Bible", the funny, serious, irreverent, poignant Bulletin magazine that told...

30 Mar 2017   News

100 new reasons to visit Treasures

Visitors to the Library can now explore dozens of fascinating new objects and stories in the...

21 Mar 2017   News

April opening hours

The National Library will be closed on Good Friday, 14 April.All reading rooms will be closed...

20 Mar 2017   News

National Folk Festival Fun

Each year, folk musicians, singers, dancers, poets, performance artists, collector/performers converge upon the nation’s capital to...

20 Feb 2017   News

Apply now for new NLA Fellowships

Applications are now open for two new National Library of Australia Fellowships.Patrons and supporters of the...

17 Jan 2017   News

Indonesian history preserved

The Embassy of Indonesia in Canberra has funded the digitisation of the Berita Repoeblik Indonesia newspaper...

30 Nov 2016   News

2017 fellows and scholars revealed

The recipients of the Library's 2017 Creative Fellowships and summer scholarships have been announced, with topics...

30 Nov 2016   News

New Director-General appointed

Dr Marie-Louise Ayres has been appointed as the next Director-General of the National Library of Australia.The...

3 Nov 2016   News

Read all about it ... for free

The National Library of Australia, Trove and the State Library of NSW have joined forces to...

5 Sep 2016   News

Library fellows for 2017 announced

The National Library Council has awarded 9 National Library Fellowships for 2017. These distinguished Fellowships are...

15 Aug 2016   News

Celebrating Australian writing

We are delighted to be partner and festival venue for the new Canberra Writers Festival, being...

22 Jul 2016   News

Family History Month at the Library

We are celebrating National Family History Month during August, aiming to inspire and help you discover...

22 Jul 2016   News

A mountain of election ephemera

A mountain of ephemera from the 2016 Federal Election has descended upon the National Library, following...

22 Jul 2016   News

Born Digital Week 2016

We are proud to be part of Born Digital 2016: collecting for the future, an initiative...

7 Jul 2016   News

New look online Bookshop

Our online bookshop has a brand new look.With an improved layout, mobile-friendly design and all the...

29 Jun 2016   News

Bookplate unveils brand new look

Bookplate has reopened and unveiled a brand new look following its first renovation in over 10...

24 May 2016   News

NSS2016 indigenous language reading

National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is an annual campaign that aims to encourage more young Australians to...

2 May 2016   News

Celebrate volunteering in May

We are celebrating National Volunteers Week 9 to 15 May 2016. With over 8000 hours contributed...