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29 Apr 2016   News

Building you a better Bookplate

From Monday 23 May, Bookplate will be temporarily closed for refurbishment. It will reopen on Monday...

28 Apr 2016   News

Celestial Empire final weeks

The Library's spectacular exhibition Celestial Empire: Life in China 1644–1911 is now in its final weeks...

1 Apr 2016   News

Wanted: Creative NLA Fellows

Practising artists, writers and performers are invited to now apply for the 2017 Creative Fellowships and...

11 Feb 2016   News

New legal deposit service

Legal deposit legislation has ensured that the National Library of Australia has collected Australia's print publications...

29 Jan 2016   News

Picnic pop-up bar now open

Visitors to the National Library can now enjoy relaxed drinks and dining with lake views at...

21 Dec 2015   News

Help Trove and win

Celestial EmpireThe National Library of Australia is opening an exciting new exhibition on 2 January. Celestial...

14 Dec 2015   News

Reappointment of Director-General

The Australian Government has reappointed Anne-Marie Schwirtlich AM as the Director‑General of the National Library of...

11 Dec 2015   News

Dirk Hartog 2016 initiative

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Australia and the Consulate General in Sydney...

1 Dec 2015   News

2016 Summer Scholars announced

The National Library of Australia offers annual summer scholarships to support younger postgraduate students undertaking research...

16 Oct 2015   News

The Chaser now in Trove

The irregularly published, satirical newspaper The Chaser (NSW: 1999–2005) has found its way into Trove. The...

21 Sep 2015   News

Summer scholarships closing soon

The National Library of Australia offers Summer Scholarships to younger academics doing postgraduate research which requires...

23 Jul 2015   News

New free lockers at the Library

You can now use our free lockers to store personal items when visiting the Library. Located...

2 Jul 2015   News

Digital Legal Deposit is here

After a long wait, ‪Legal Deposit legislation has now been updated and we will be collecting...

9 Jun 2015   News

Our Director-General Honoured

Congratulations to our Director-General Anne-Marie Schwirtlich AM, who was made a Member in the General Division...

2 Jun 2015   News

Public Holiday Opening Hours

The Library will open the following hours for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday, Monday 8 June:All...

11 May 2015   News

Imag_ne Installation at the Library

'Imagination is more important than knowledge ... knowledge is limited to all we now know and...

5 May 2015   News

Australia's first £1 note

The first official Commonwealth of Australia £1 banknote, marked No. P 000001, will go on show...

27 Apr 2015   News

Library and Information Week

The Australian Library and Information Association's (ALIA) Library and Information Week aims to raise the profile...