Discover the story of Victoria's pioneering war correspondents in this thought-provoking video from our Making Public Histories seminar series.
History & politics53Collection insights44Exhibitions36Australian history32Artists & writers30art26Family History Feast25Popular culture18art & design18Culture18world of the book17printmaking15WWI14literature14architecture14Family history13war13illustration13military13Big ideas under the dome13performance12State Library Victoria12world of the book12Australian history11Rome: Piranesi's vision11children's books11Giovanni Battista Piranesi11books11family history feast11rare books9History of the book8creative fellows8Victorian history7family history7Writing the war7music7human rights7creative fellows7Poetry Slam6digital technology6artists' books6Foxcroft Lecture6literature6Library collections6cultural history6education6fellowships6library6library fellowships6Melbourne5WWII5Exhibition talks & tours5Stephen Murray-Smith Memorial Lecture5social justice5Redmond Barry lecture5poetry5journalism4Multicultural history4Redmond Barry Lecture4poetry slam4performance4artists and writers4one object many stories4indigenous people4author in conversation4library fellowships4foxcroft lecture4culture4Library collections4history4author in conversation4exhibitions3food3Artists' books3Ned Kelly3velvet iron ashes3Environment3Collection insights3youth literature3storytelling3Don Grant Lecture3White Night3gender issues3literacy3collections3history of the book3Gusto!3culinary history3genealogy3persian manuscripts3victorian history3Making Public Histories3India2Fromelles2Gallipoli2national security2Indigenous Australians2world war one2Journalism2art2spoken word2victoria gallery2food2design2music2pop culture2Law2book printing2rare books2Ned Kelly2Exhibitions & tours2fellowship2books2Indigenous people2State Library of Victoria2family history records2velvet iron ashes2graphic design2interior design2health2social justice2library fellows2diaries and manuscripts2sport2victoria gallery2web2popular culture2australian literature2foreign policy2
Browse our audio and video
Hear Bruce Scates present the Don Grant Memorial Lecture at Family History Feast 2015.
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.
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick argues that equality cannot be achieved without commitment from men.
Hear former prime minister Malcolm Fraser discuss Australia’s history of strategic dependence on 'great and powerful friends'.
Watch our short film featuring extracts from the history-making 'Gallipoli letter' written by Sir Keith Murdoch in 1915.
Watch our short film drawn from the WWI writings, drawings and photograph album of Brighton-born artist Jessie Traill.
See images from the front sent home to his students back home by teacher Percival Langford.