Media Centre For more detailed information, images and interviews please contact:Media & Communications Recent media releases SubjectAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState LibrarianAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState Librarian Search Reset All 'Blazing talent’ Kate Mulvany wins top prize for women playwrights Friday 18 September 2020 Hailed by the judges as a ‘blazing talent’, stage and screen writer/actor Kate Mulvany has won the coveted Mona Brand Award for 2020 – Australia’s only prize for women stage and screen writers. New podcast unearths 101-year-old pandemic stories Monday 7 September 2020 The State Library’s new podcast The Gatherings Order. 14-year-old Balmain boy dies from world's deadliest virus! Friday 4 September 2020 Rare first-hand accounts of the deadly 1918-19 influenza pandemic in new display. Winners announced for NSW Premier’s History Awards Friday 4 September 2020 A total of $75,000 in prize money was awarded as part of the official launch of NSW History Week. Call for nominations Monday 31 August 2020 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2021 entries open. Unlikely biography on former PM wins nation’s richest prize for life writing Friday 28 August 2020 Patrick Mullins’s Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon (Scribe Publications) claimed this year’s $25,000 National Biography Award. Mr Archimedes and friends move into NSW State Library Monday 24 August 2020 State Library acquires Pamela Allen’s extraordinary archive. NSW State Library brings World Press Photo to Sydney for 20th year Monday 10 August 2020 The State Library of NSW will reopen its eastern galleries this Saturday 15 August. Show more Past media releases Media Releases - 2015 Media releases from this year Media Releases - 2014 All the media releases from 2014 Media Releases - 2013 All the media releases from 2014 Media Releases - 2012 All the media releases for this year Media kit Library Experts Are you looking for an expert to interview? Browse our expert profiles.