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  • Coming soon: Australian sketchbook exhibition

    24 Jun 2015

    The first major retrospective of Australia’s most popular mid-19th century artist, opens at State Library Victoria 17 July. READ MORE

  • Family history feast program announced

    22 Jun 2015

    This year's much-loved Family history feast will focus on family history and WWI - bookings now open. READ MORE

  • Barrister donates historic documents to the Library

    10 Jun 2015

    Brian Bourke has donated diaries, transcripts and correspondence from his client Ronald Ryan, the last prisoner executed in Australia. READ MORE