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Facade conservation and repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

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Condolence books containing thousands of messages to families affected by the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy are now housed within the State Library of Victoria Following…More

Why was Australia's first public library known, somewhat formidably, as 'the Institution'?harriet edquistthe institutionfree secular & democraticradio nationaljulian morrowMore

Melbourne is routinely depicted as a sport loving city with our devotion to Australian Rules football characterised as an obsession The writer George Johnston author of the…More

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We offer several Creative Fellowships annually to artists and scholars who propose thoughtful and innovative ways to use our collections.

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