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Media centre

Welcome to our media centre, where you can read the latest information on events and new acquisitions at the Library or browse our media releases.

Media photography and interviews

Media photo opportunities and interviews can be arranged with our collection experts and Library spokespeople. For more information, email [email protected]

You can also contact Ben Starick at [email protected] or 0411 029 393 (Monday to Friday) or Carly O'Donovan at [email protected] or 0438 434 447 (Wednesday to Friday).

Commercial filming and photography

The Library's impressive galleries and spaces can be hired as unique locations for films, product advertisements, fashion shoots and television shows or documentaries. To discuss your requirements, contact our venue hire team on 03 8664 7291 or email Tim Rangi at [email protected]

Race against the machine: a look into the future for the AI curious

Tuesday 04 July 2023

AI has arrived and its impact promises to be revolutionary. Should we embrace AI or proceed with caution? When the master owns the tools, what might the future look like? State Library Victoria is inviting Victorians to take a deep dive into the world of artificial intelligence with award-winning author, journalist and broadcaster Tracey Spicer AM and experimental artist and filmmaker Xanthe Dobbie on Tuesday 25 July.

Two Million Reasons To Love State Library Victoria

Monday 26 June 2023

Australia’s busiest public library has hit the record books, with the State Library Victoria welcoming a record-breaking 2,071,251 visitors through the doors in the past 12 months – attracting people of all ages and backgrounds to the city landmark.