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Media contact

For media enquiries, content, and image requests please contact us via email:

To discuss your request, please contact:
Mark Gilbert
Exhibitions, Media and Marketing Librarian
Phone: (08) 7424 6187 

Media releases

22 April 2023 - State Library highlights social change

20 November 2023 - Celebrate the magic of Christmas at the State Library of South Australia

3 November 2023 - Applications open for new-look South Australian Literary Awards

16 October 2023 - State Library acquires Scott Hicks' Personal Collection of film memorabilia

6 September 2023 - Applications now open for the inaugural SA Literary Fellowships

28 August 2023 - State Library to help children living in remote Indigenous communities to access books

21 August - State Library launches digital real-time stories, told by you

27 April 2023 - State Library acquires never-before-seen map linked to scandalous land tale

4 April 2023 - Grants available for digitisation of South Australian community newspapers

28 February 2023 - State Library serves up menus from the collections in new exhibition

7 February 2023 - New exhibition at the State Library celebrates the art of political cartooning

3 November 2022 - Giant Christmas tree to light up this festive season in the Mortlock

8 September 2022 - If walls could talk: A photographic exhibition by Alexandra McOrist

26 May 2022 - Our footy, our people, our stories: 145 years of SANFL

7 March 2022 - 2022 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature Winners Announced

1 March 2022 - Lust for Lifestyle explores modern living in South Australia, 1950-1965

20 December 2021 - Shortlist Announced for 2022 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature

20 November 2021 - Christmas at the Mortlock

25 March 2021 - Nominations now open for the 2022 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature

2 December 2020 - Christmas at the Mortlock

25 June 2020 - Protecting South Australia’s digital future

1 May 2020 - State Library captures COVID-19!

2 March 2020 - 2020 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature  Winners Announced

26 February 2020 - History of Holden held in the State Library Archives

5 February 2020 - Without Consent reveals the truth of Australia's past

19 November 2019 - 2020 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature Shortlist Announced

31 October 2019 - Local Smith brothers win great air race

12 August 2019 - Australian Libraries join forces to build national digital collection

29 April 2019 - Phil Cummings: Stories behind the books at the State Library

21 March 2019 - Pioneer aviators Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith's personal papers now online

31 January 2019 - The best press photos of 2018 on show at the State Library

6 September 2018 - Exclusive to Adelaide Treasures from China on show at the State Library

2 March 2018 - Explore the performing arts in South Australia during wartime

Filming and photography in the State Library

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Explore our online images

If you would like to use an image from the State Library's collection, please make sure you keep to any copyright restrictions, follow the image's conditions of use and seek permission if you are publishing. If in doubt, Ask Us!


Barrio Adelaide Festival Poster

Digital Collections

Showcases selected items from the State Library’s collection with a particular focus on South Australiana. 

SLSA's Flickr photostream - most popular images as at 29 October 2018

Flickr photostream

The State Library provides a suite of images with highlights from our photographic collections.

Ask Us, Roland Eime, librarian in charge of Youth Lending, assisting a customer [B 72589/3]

Ask Us

For all your research or reference queries our librarians are here to help you!