Watch the 2019 Keith Murdoch Oration presented by the Chief Executive of News Corporation, Robert Thomson, on truth, trust and technology.
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Take a guided look at Georgiana McCrae's portable paintbox and easel, featured in 'The changing face of Victoria' in autumn 2019.
Watch an absorbing debate in four rounds, presented by Dr Chris Kutarna in State Library Victoria's Corporate Speakers series.
Watch Louise Anemaat present the 2019 Foxcroft Lecture on early-colonial artworks acquired by the State Library of NSW in 2011.
Watch as Ned Kelly's iconic armour is deinstalled in preparation for its display in the new Victoria Gallery exhibition, opening in 2019.
Hear from several Library fellows as they discuss their work and experiences at the Library.
Hear from a select panel of design experts as they reflect on Clement Meadmore’s enduring impact on Australian design.
See novelist Alexis Wright deliver the 2018 Stephen Murray-Smith Memorial Lecture on censorship, stories and Aboriginal experience.
Author Ceridwen Dovey discusses her new book, On JM Coetzee, in relation to her suprisingly personal connection to Coetzee's writings.
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