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Tanderra Girls' Hostel, Torrensville, 1954. SLSA B 49356
  • Announcement

Community Consultation meeting - United Aborigines Mission Archival Records

7 September 2023

Invitation to attend the Community Consultation meeting The State Library of South Australia recently received the following records from the United...

Writers SA Director, Jessica Alice and State Library Director Geoff Strempel
  • Media release

Applications now open for inaugural SA Literary Fellowships

6 September 2023

Applications are now open for the inaugural SA Literary Fellowships program to support professional writers living in South Australia. Writers SA and...

book covers
  • Article

Find your fashion on the book shelf

5 September 2023

The State Library Book Display has gone stylish and glam, showcasing a range of new books on fashion and design. Find these books on display in the...

Young Indigenous child sitting on a rock reading a book
  • Media release

State Library to help children living in remote Indigenous communities to access books

28 August 2023

The State Library of South Australia, in partnership with the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (IFL), is hosting a Great Book Swap on Wednesday 6...

Small coloured squares and old colour and black and white photos
  • Media release

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

21 August 2023

The State Library of South Australia has launched an innovative digital platform, Unstacked , which is informed by real-time browsing and encourages...

Science week books and eresources
  • Article

On the book shelf for Science Week 2023

9 August 2023

We've put together a few science-related books, eBooks, eJournals, and other eResources for this year's National Science Week. If you are planning a...

  • Article

New winter warming books on food and drink

7 July 2023

Be nourished and fortified by the State Library's resources on food and drink. The State Library's collection holds books and more, all about eating...

Group photograph of the attendees of the ARG morning tea celebration for NAIDOC week 2023.
  • Article

Celebrating NAIDOC week: For Our Elders morning tea

5 July 2023

Celebrating NAIDOC week we welcomed members of the Aboriginal Reference Group, their friends, staff from State Records SA, and State Library of South...

Author Roanna McClelland
  • Article

Reflections on writing with award winning author Roanna McClelland

27 June 2023

Roanna McClelland - author, academic researcher, political adviser - has just published her first book, The Comforting Weight of Water . As the 2022...

A.W. Richardson druggist and bookseller store, Mount Barker, circa 1880-1890. SLSA: B 78640
  • Article

Adding to the Archives: photographs and albumen prints

8 June 2023

To celebrate International Archives Week 2023 the State Library’s Archival team has unpacked some archival boxes to showcase three recently acquired...

Book display for National Reconciliation Week, 2023
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Celebrating National Reconciliation Week 2023 with books, resources and more

29 May 2023

The State Library's collection contains material about Indigenous men and women involved in politics, culture, art, sport, academia, and all other...

South Australian Voice to Parliament for First Nations People, 26 March 2023. Photograph taken by Taryn Ellis.
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Capturing history: Enshrining an indigenous voice to the South Australian Parliament, 26 March 2023

26 May 2023

On Sunday 26 March 2023, a special sitting of the South Australian Parliament was held, where parliamentarians gathered to vote on the establishment...

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