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  • 616 issues of the Australian Cyclist go online

    16 May 2017

    Dating from 1893 to 1905, the Australian Cyclist was the “official journal of the League of Victorian Wheelmen.” READ MORE.

  • Writers on Writers

    16 Mar 2017

    New publishing venture with Black Inc. and the University of Melbourne will celebrate the best of Australian writing. READ MORE.

  • State Library Victoria calls for Fellowships for 2017

    31 Jan 2017

    Applications are now open for artists, performers, filmmakers, writers, composers – or anyone with an interesting idea – to tap into the State Library’s rich collections through its annual Fellowships program. READ MORE.