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31 Jul 2020   Video

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...

The Path to Social Inclusion panellists
29 Jul 2020   Video

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...

person reading in the main reading room
24 Jul 2020   Video

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...

Kate Grenville, cover of A Room Made of Leaves and Professor Clare Wright OAM
22 Jul 2020   Video

Book Launch: A Room Made of Leaves

Join us as we celebrate the release of internationally bestselling author Kate Grenville’s first novel in...

Convict uprising at Castle Hill 1804
17 Jul 2020   Video

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...

Detail of cover of French National Day, 14 July 1917
14 Jul 2020   Video

Discovery Video: Le Courrier Australien

In this short discovery video uncover Australia's longest running foreign-language newspaper, the French/English language Australian newspaper...

Marlee and Rod Silva
13 Jul 2020   Video

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...

For gorsake stop laughing – this is serious! cartoon by Stan Cross
3 Jul 2020   Video

Cripes! The cartoons of Australia

Cripes! Cartoons can provide a pictorial history in a series of time capsules, and they often...

24 Jun 2020   Video

Banjo Paterson: Children's Poetry

We don’t usually equate Banjo Paterson with children’s poetry, but he did produce quite a few...

angaroos in damaged nature reserve area, Canberra bushfires, 18 January to 14 February 2003
19 Jun 2020   Video

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   Video

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   Video

Secondary Students: Using Online Resources

Follow National Library Education Manager Ben in this demonstration for secondary school students on how to...

Letter written by Banjo Paterson
12 Jun 2020   Video

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   Video

Australian Dreams: Picturing Government House

Curator Matt Jones considers how we choose material for an exhibition and the decision of where...

27 May 2020   Video

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   Video

Acknowledgement of Country - National Reconciliation Week 2020

In celebration of Reconciliation Week, Indigenous Curator Rebecca Bateman pays her deepest respects to each and...

Porrtait of Gabby Millgate
27 May 2020   Video

National Simultaneous Storytime: Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas

Join us and VIP reader Gabby Millgate online for National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) as we head...

Dub Leffler reading Sorry Day
26 May 2020   Video

Reading 'Sorry Day' with Dub Leffler

In recognition of National Sorry Day, join illustrator Dub Leffler as he reads our award-winning children’s...