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11 Jul 2013   News

Julian Disney to give Kenneth Myer lecture

Professor Julian Disney AO will give the 2013 Kenneth Myer lecture at the National Library of Australia on Thursday 15 August.

21 Jun 2013   News

Writing the Australian Landscape

Writer Murray Bail will deliver the Kenneth Binns lecture at the 2013 Writing the Australian Landscape Conference from August 3-4.

7 Jun 2013   News

Help us tell Canberra's story

Help celebrate Canberra's centenary by supporting the National Library's project to digitise and make available online an additional 40 years of The Canberra Times newspaper.

4 Jun 2013   News

Writing the Australian Landscape Conference

Hear some of this country's greatest writers talk about their sense of place at the Writing the Australian Landscape Conference at the National Library on August 3-4.

15 May 2013   News

Folklore collection honoured

The National Library's John Meredith Folklore Collection has been placed on the Australian Memory of the World Register.

10 May 2013   News

Landscaping the Lake

In Canberra's Centenary year, hear how the iconic Lake Burley Griffin was designed, constructed and landscaped in a special lecture organised by the Friends of the National Library.

2 May 2013   News

Temporary closure of Treasures Gallery

The Treasures Gallery will be closed for regular maintenance from Monday 6 May, reopening Saturday 18...

22 Feb 2013   News

Griffins' dream set to come to life

Rare original plans, silk lithographs and scrawled notes from the hands of Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin will come to life in a new exhibition at the National Library from Friday 8 March.

13 Dec 2012   News

Mona Lisa copy now on show

A remarkable copy of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa - by Adelaide-born artist Mortimer Menpes - is now on show in the Treasures Gallery.

16 Nov 2012   News

Forgotten Australians remembered

To mark the third anniversary of the National Apology to the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants, the National Library has published a commemorative booklet, You Can't Forget Things Like That, which features many of their remarkable stories.

15 Nov 2012   News

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31 Oct 2012   News

Community groups win $428,675 in Heritage Grants

A total of $428,675 has been awarded to 78 community groups throughout Australia in the 2012 Community Heritage Grants program.

23 Oct 2012   News

Author talk: Kate Morton

Renowned author Kate Morton discusses her new novel The Secret Keeper. Thursday 15 November, 6 pm.

23 Oct 2012   News

Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution

Best-selling author Peter FitzSimons discusses his latest book. Tuesday 13 November, 12.30 pm

23 Oct 2012   News

Author talk: Kate Morton

Join best-selling author Kate Morton as she discusses her new novel The Secret Keeper. Thursday 15 November, 6 pm.

15 Oct 2012   News

AuthorTalk: David Hill

David Hill discusses his book about the race to chart the map of Australia. Tuesday 23 October.

2 Oct 2012   News

An Evening with Lily Brett

Join international best-seller Lily Brett as she discusses her new novel. Thursday 18 October.

21 Sep 2012   News

Hilary McPhee: A Celebration

Join the Friends of the National Library to celebrate the life and work of author and publisher Hilary McPhee on Sunday 14 October.