Gusto! A culinary history of Victoria, a new free exhibition at the State Library of Victoria, opens today, Friday 3 August. It provides a fascinating insight into the gastronomic world of both Melbourne and regional Victoria.
The longlist for this year’s Inky Awards has been announced.The longlist of ten Australian books, nominated for the Gold Inky Award, and ten international books, nominated for the Silver Inky Award, will be read by a panel of selected judges.
The State Library of Victoria is pleased to announce the 2012-13 Creative Fellowships awarded to researchers, writers, artists and scholars who will make creative use of the Library’s rich collections over the next year.
For the past 150 years the State Library of Victoria has selected and collected books on behalf of all Victorians. Now, for the first time, the Library is enabling users to choose what is added to the ebook collection.
Australia’s earliest surviving life insurance policy and the insurance claim for the destruction of the Glenrowan Inn by the Victorian Police are some of the historical riches to be found in the Suncorp Insurance Archive, donated to the State Library of Victoria today.
This year, the Centre for Youth Literature will celebrate 21 years of engaging young people aged ten to 18 years in reading, and connecting them with a wonderful world of writers, stories and inspiring events.