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A large tree in the left foreground spans full height of image. There is a river in the foreground and midground with a few boats in it, and in the background the other side of the river with a building nestled into rolling hills, with forest behind
23 Jul 2021   Video

Revising the Life of Bennelong

Professor Kate Fullagar explores the true history of Bennelong.

19 Jul 2021   Video

Tracing the history of your house

How to trace the history of your house using National Library resources.
At the left of the photo, a young man with short dark hair is sitting down at a radio desk, smiling out at the camera and with his left hand he balances a record on its edge on the desk.
19 Jul 2021   Video

Introduction to Oral History

An introduction to the Library's Oral History and Folklore Collection, including a tutorial on how to listen to recordings.
A row of students from foreground to background hunch over in cubbies, studying. To the right of the image are shelves of library books.
19 Jul 2021   Video

Getting Started with the National Library 2021

The basics of accessing and using the Library's rich collections through the Catalogue, eResources and Trove.

First train to leave Winton, Queensland 1898
16 Jul 2021   Video

The History of Australian and New Zealand Railways

Dr André Brett presents his research on the history of Australian and New Zealand railways and the way they remade every landscape through which they ran.

Why the Artists of the Picturesque Atlas matter
16 Jul 2021   Video

Curator Talk: Why the Artists of the Picturesque Atlas Matter

Hear the extraordinary story of the Picturesque Atlas of Australasia.

30 Jun 2021   Video

Learning Program – Discovery Video: National Press Club Address Recordings

The National Library of Australia’s Oral History and Folklore collection holds over 900 audio recordings from...

30 Jun 2021   Video

Equal Voices – The Australian Federation of Women Voters

2 Jun 2021   Video

Reconciliation Reflections: After the Walk

"It's not often that we see Mick Dodson smile, and this grin was as big as...

28 May 2021   Video

Reconciliation Reflections: Walk for Reconciliation

Aunty Joanne Selfe was co-chair of NSW Reconciliation Council from 1995-2000, and was deeply involved in...

25 May 2021   Video

Travelling our own backyard with Tony Wheeler

Lonely Planet co-founder Tony Wheeler joins the National Library to generously share some of his travel...

18 May 2021   Video

ALIA National Simultaneous Storytime 2021

Join National Library Education Manager, Ben Pratten, and special guest, Associate Professor at the Research School...

29 Apr 2021   Video

Discovery Video: The Digitised Picturesque Atlas

The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia is a three-volume publication that contains over 800 steel- and wood-cut...

31 Mar 2021   Video

Curator Talk - A Nation Imagined: The Artists of the Picturesque Atlas

Join Natalie Wilson and Dr Gary Werskey, curators of the National Library's current exhibition A Nation...

29 Mar 2021   Video

Rivers: The Lifeblood of Australia – In Conversation with Ian Hoskins

Australia is the driest populated continent on the planet and yet it is covered with evidence...

Projections on the National Library of Australia building.
10 Mar 2021   Video

Harvest: Food Security in Australia

After exploring the United Nations’ International Year of Fruits and Vegetables in our Enlighten Festival projections...

3 Mar 2021   Video

Behind the Library's Enlighten Projections

Join the National Library's Samantha Woods and documentary filmmaker Anna Georgia Mackay as they share their...

A house in the shape of a cloud next to a swimming pool
18 Dec 2020   Video

Our Built World: John Gollings and Helen Ennis in Conversation

Join John Gollings and Emeritus Professor Helen Ennis for a discussion about the hidden gems of...