Listen to historian Clare Wright's personal and intellectual journey through Australian history for the 2015 Stephen Murray-Smith lecture.
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Explore the lives of three German-Australians before, after and during WWII in this video featuring Berry Family fellow Minna Muhlen-Schulte.
Hear Bruce Scates present the Don Grant Memorial Lecture at Family History Feast 2015.
Listen to the Redmond Barry lecture 2015, delivered by Lord Mayor Robert Doyle on the Melbourne story: How we shape cities and cities shape us.
Share the experiences of a front-line soldier, brought to life in this reading of Eric Chinner's WWI letters home.
See words and pictures from the WWI diaries of nurse Alice Kitchen, who sailed with the AIF's first convoy.
Watch this intriguing panel discussion led by Kaz Cooke, focusing on one object from the Library's collection: a Victorian-era mourning brooch.
See Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg present his Big ideas under the dome lecture on Australia's economic prosperity.
Former Victorian of the Year and CEO of World Vision, Tim Costello discusses what makes Victoria different.