17 May 2022   Blog

Celebrating Indonesia's National Book Day

The Library's world-class research collection on contemporary Indonesia has been growing since the mid-1950s.

4 May 2022   Blog

A day in the life of your election campaign material

What happens to your election material after you've donated it? Learn more about the National Library's election ephemera campaign.

Illustration of two brown birds with long plumed tails
28 Apr 2022   Video

Fellowship presentation: Bird Lovers

Hear from 2021 Fellow, Russell McGregor, as he compiles a history of birdwatching in Australia from the late nineteenth century through to the present day.

A blue book cover reads 'The Idea of Australia - A search for the soul of the nation'
28 Apr 2022   Video

Author talk: The Idea of Australia

Julianne Schultz talks about her most recent book, which challenges our notions of what it means to be Australian and asks timely and urgent questions about our national identity.

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17 May 2022   Blog

Celebrating Indonesia's National Book Day

21 Apr 2022   News

Finding family military history

14 Apr 2022   Blog

Circus Stories: Recollections from the oral history collection

13 Apr 2022   Blog

The long and short of Australia's best-loved nature trails

12 Apr 2022   News

Community Heritage Grant: Monbulk RSL's Mrs Aeneas Gunn Memorial Library

6 Apr 2022   Blog

Meet the 2022 National Folk Fellow