Fast Train Fever: A panel discussion on fast trains in Australia
Join our expert panel at this Grattan Institute and National Library of Australia webinar for a...
29 Jul 2020
The Path to Social Inclusion: A panel discussion on diversity in Australia
What is the Australian dream, and does it mean the same thing to us all?Join us...
24 Jul 2020
What are you reading? Book recommendations from National Library staff
Nothing says Friday like some fun book recommendations from National Library staff. From fantasy to biography...
22 Jul 2020
Book Launch: A Room Made of Leaves
Join us as we celebrate the release of internationally bestselling author Kate Grenville’s first novel in...
17 Jul 2020
Uprising! One of the oldest cartoons in the National Library
Join National Library Director of Exhibitions, Guy Hansen, in the Special Collections Reading Room for the...
14 Jul 2020
Discovery Video: Le Courrier Australien
In this short discovery video uncover Australia's longest running foreign-language newspaper, the French/English language Australian newspaper...
13 Jul 2020
Dreaming of a Reconciled Future with Marlee and Rod Silva
Join father and daughter, and Gamilaroi and Dunghutti people, Rod and Marlee Silva as they share...
3 Jul 2020
Cripes! The cartoons of Australia
Cripes! Cartoons can provide a pictorial history in a series of time capsules, and they often...
24 Jun 2020
Banjo Paterson: Children's Poetry
We don’t usually equate Banjo Paterson with children’s poetry, but he did produce quite a few...
19 Jun 2020
From the Ashes: Australia Re-imagined
“The more we are taking care of nature, the more we are taking care of ourselves.”Last...
17 Jun 2020
Banjo Paterson: The Poet and Lawyer
Discover the legal journal from our Banjo Paterson collection that gave Assistant-Curator of Manuscripts, Bronwyn Ryan...
16 Jun 2020
Secondary Students: Using Online Resources
Follow National Library Education Manager Ben in this demonstration for secondary school students on how to...
12 Jun 2020
Banjo Paterson: The Man Behind the Words
In a new series, Assistant-Curator of Manuscripts, Bronwyn Ryan, gives viewers a glimpse into Banjo Paterson’s...
3 Jun 2020
Australian Dreams: Picturing Government House
Curator Matt Jones considers how we choose material for an exhibition and the decision of where...
27 May 2020
Fishing in Australia with Anna Clark and Leigh Boucher
Fishing has always been a significant part of Australian culture - from indigenous innovations and practices...
27 May 2020
Acknowledgement of Country - National Reconciliation Week 2020
In celebration of Reconciliation Week, Indigenous Curator Rebecca Bateman pays her deepest respects to each and...
27 May 2020
National Simultaneous Storytime: Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas
Join us and VIP reader Gabby Millgate online for National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) as we head...
26 May 2020
Reading 'Sorry Day' with Dub Leffler
In recognition of National Sorry Day, join illustrator Dub Leffler as he reads our award-winning children’s...
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