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Media centre

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 photo opportunities and interviews can be arranged with our collection experts and Library spokespeople. For further information, please contact Charlotte Holden (Mon-Tue) on 0438 811 103 or Carly O’Donovan (Wed-Fri) on 0438 434 447. You can also send an email to [email protected].

Commercial filming and photography

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

Fellowships 2023: where ideas take flight

Thursday 04 August 2022

State Library Victoria is offering creatives and scholars a share in $190,000 to support in-depth inquiry into the State Collection and bring fresh perspectives to Victorian life and history, as part of the 2023 Fellowships Program.

Touring photo exhibition highlights 2020 regional stories

Tuesday 28 June 2022

State Library Victoria has today announced that a selection of photographs from its collection depicting the impact of COVID-19 and the 2019–20 bushfires in regional Victoria will tour the state throughout the remainder of 2022 and into 2023.