Watch Noel Pearson deliver a searing 2016 Keith Murdoch Oration on how radical centrist politics can help solve Indigenous disadvantage.
History & politics53Collection insights44Exhibitions36Australian history32Artists & writers30art26Family History Feast25Popular culture18art & design18Culture18world of the book17printmaking15literature14WWI14architecture14illustration13military13war13Family history13Big ideas under the dome13State Library Victoria12performance12world of the book12children's books11Australian history11family history feast11books11Rome: Piranesi's vision11Giovanni Battista Piranesi11rare books9History of the book8creative fellows8Writing the war7human rights7Victorian history7music7family history7creative fellows7digital technology6fellowships6library fellowships6literature6Library collections6Poetry Slam6library6education6artists' books6Foxcroft Lecture6cultural history6Stephen Murray-Smith Memorial Lecture5Exhibition talks & tours5Redmond Barry lecture5Melbourne5social justice5WWII5poetry5indigenous people4author in conversation4author in conversation4culture4history4journalism4artists and writers4Multicultural history4Library collections4poetry slam4library fellowships4foxcroft lecture4performance4Redmond Barry Lecture4one object many stories4Ned Kelly3velvet iron ashes3Environment3Collection insights3genealogy3collections3storytelling3Making Public Histories3Gusto!3victorian history3literacy3history of the book3Artists' books3food3youth literature3persian manuscripts3culinary history3White Night3Don Grant Lecture3gender issues3exhibitions3national security2sport2Indigenous Australians2State Library of Victoria2diaries and manuscripts2Journalism2interior design2victoria gallery2health2popular culture2pop culture2rare books2Exhibitions & tours2fellowship2Fromelles2books2Gallipoli2Indigenous people2velvet iron ashes2graphic design2art2social justice2India2library fellows2design2world war one2victoria gallery2music2food2web2spoken word2australian literature2foreign policy2Law2book printing2Ned Kelly2family history records2
Browse our audio and video
Watch a discussion on the journalist known as the Vagabond, with historian Michael Cannon and Bob Flippen.
Watch Allan Myers AC QC as he delivers the Redmond Barry Lecture 2016 on the legacy and future of Sir Redmond Barry's optimistic vision.
Hear tips from Jack Martin on researching the teachers in your family tree, presented during Family History Feast 2016.
Hear a lively panel discussion about the Confedrate ship Shenandoah's 1865 visit – an event that both thrilled and divided Melbourne.
Discover the story of Victoria's pioneering war correspondents in this thought-provoking video from our Making Public Histories seminar series.
Discover how social upheavals influenced couture in this fascinating discussion featuring experts on fashion and history.
Hear Helen Kapalos, Chairperson of the Victorian Multicultural Commission, in a thought-provoking discussion on achieving social change.
Hear some of Australia's most-celebrated creative minds discuss how they explore human rights, reconciliation and social justice in their work.