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31 March 2022

Patricia Karvelas on elevating women's voices

Watch an excerpt from Patricia Karvelas' powerful speech at the Library's 'International Women's Week: women's voices from the past' celebration.

22 March 2022

2022 Stella Prize longlist announcement

Explore the 12 exceptional books by women and non-binary writers.

11 March 2022

Building the Great Ocean Road

The ‘Road of a Thousand Charms’ was a mammoth task, taking 13 years to construct.

Two young children cutting up bits of paper
08 March 2022

Upcycle it with Paperazzi Kids

Get hands-on with this series of bite-sized videos designed to inspire and nourish growing minds.

02 March 2022

The Policy Pitch reading list: out of hospital, out of pocket

Enhance your learning about Australia’s universal health system with this curated reading list.

02 March 2022

2022 Teen Writing Bootcamp: reading list recommendations

Explore the reading list created by the 2022 Teen Writing Bootcamp authors.

28 February 2022

Spark reading list: adaptation

Take a deep dive into the topic of 'adaptation' with these curated resources designed to expand your knowledge.

17 February 2022

The history of the Hume Weir

Revisit the construction of this historic structure through imagery from the State Library and Albury City collections.

11 February 2022

Brickman’s builds: an overview

Learn about the process of Brickman's creations, from setbacks to his favourite part of a LEGO® brick build.

10 February 2022

The Policy Pitch reading list: making time for great teaching

Enhance your learning about the current education system with this curated reading list.

08 February 2022

A macabre memento from the Burke and Wills expedition

This 160 year-old item may be one of the strangest pieces in the Library's collection.

03 February 2022

Brickman’s most admirable builders

Learn from Brickman about the artists and craftspeople who inspire him to build.