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  • $13 million funding boost to State Library

    15 Dec 2016

    A partnership between the Victorian State Government and the John and Myriam Wylie Foundation is set to reinvigorate an historic Melbourne precinct. READ MORE.

  • Experience the Dome underwater for White Night Melbourne

    12 Dec 2016

    On Saturday 18 February, Melbourne will be wowed by an epic underwater adventure set against the State Library’s magnificent domed reading room as part of White Night Melbourne. READ MORE.

  • New summer exhibition celebrates 40 years of Triple R

    17 Nov 2016

    ON AIR: 40 years of 3RRR, a free exhibition that marks the 40th anniversary of Triple R, Melbourne’s iconic and much-loved community radio station opens this week. READ MORE.