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 from 2010 to 2018.

Photo opportunities and interviews can be arranged with our collection experts and Library staff. For further information, please contact Natalie Silber on 03 8664 7325 or Eli Wallis 03 8664 7278, or send an email to media@slv.vic.gov.au.

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.

Cultural coup as Melbourne secures French national treasure

Sunday 04 May 2014

The original 1862 manuscript of Les Misérables, a French national treasure, is leaving Europe for the first time to be exhibited exclusively at the State Library of Victoria, Minister for the Arts Heidi Victoria announced today.

New partnership brings public policies to the forefront

Friday 06 December 2013

The State Library of Victoria last night announced a new collaboration with the Grattan Institute to create The Policy Pitch, a series of free public seminars that examine key policy issues facing Australia today.