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Media centre

Welcome to our media centre, where you can read the latest information on events and activities at the Library or browse our archive of past media releases.

Photo opportunities and interviews can be arranged with our collection experts and Library staff. For further information, please contact Jacqui Loftus-Hills (Mon-Tue) on 03 8664 7278 / 0416 778 146, Lachlan Williams (Wed-Fri) on 03 8664 7278 / 0447 682 027 or Natalie Silber on 03 8664 7325 / 0413 256 516. You can also send an email to

The Library's impressive galleries and spaces can be hired as unique locations for films, advertisements or television programs. To discuss your requirements, please contact our venue hire team on 03 8664 7291.

State Library Victoria, CEO Kate Torney to depart

Monday 02 August 2021

The President of the Library Board of Victoria, Christine Christian AO today announced that CEO, Kate Torney OAM will leave the Library in September to take up the role of CEO of the Peter MacCallum Foundation.