With your support, we can share the National Library of Australia’s rich material online with everyone.


National Library of Australia, Enlighten Festival 2019

How you can help

Now more than ever, your National Library believes in a world where every Australian has free access to the stories of their past.

That is why we are working to digitise many of the most important, unique, and fragile items from our collections, and to make them available online for everyone.

With your support, we can share this remarkable collection with all Australians. Please donate so that Australians, now and in the future, can explore and appreciate the National Library of Australia’s collections and the many stories contained therein.

Add your voice to ours, and help us unlock the treasured voices of the past.

For more information about supporting the National Library of Australia, please contact philanthropy@nla.gov.au.

A note on giving to the National Library at this time

We are grateful for all gifts to this appeal. When you give online, a receipt can be downloaded immediately. All gifts over $2 are tax deductible.

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