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Winners announced

Friday 1 September 2017
State Library announces the 2017 NSW Premier’s History Awards, offering $75,000 in prize money.

Shortlist announced for 2017 NSW Premier’s History Awards

Thursday 24 August 2017
The works of today’s leading Australian historians have been shortlisted for the 2017 NSW Premier's History Awards.

Call for nominations: NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2018

Tuesday 22 August 2017
The State Library of NSW has announced the opening of nominations for the 2018 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. 

Dr John Vallance to head up the State Library

Thursday, 3 August 2017
Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today announced Dr John Vallance as the new State Librarian and Chief Executive.

Winning biography ‘unmasks’ Australia’s first media magnate

Monday 31 July 2017
A gripping biography of Australia’s first media magnate has won this year’s $25,000 National Biography Award, the State Library of NSW announced today.

Indigenous place names now on Google Street View

Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Innovative online tool visually matches Indigenous place names and meanings for over 1000 locations across the state.
 

2017 National Biography Award shortlist announced

Monday 3 July 2017
Six compelling personal stories have been shortlisted for the $25,000 National Biography Award 2017.

First storybook in Indigenous languages

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

The State Library has kicked-off its NAIDOC Week celebrations by launching a new free online storybook written and spoken in five Aboriginal languages from across NSW.

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