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One of the best things about my job is bringing together stories and collection material. This might be for our exhibitions, social media, our...Read article
The State Library of South Australia has always held the position of custodian and preserver of the State’s stories. Through this the identity of who...Read article
Queensland author Jessica Townsend has been awarded the coveted Premier’s Award at this year’s Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature. As the state’s...Read article
Last week General Motors announced the end of the Holden brand in Australia, but the history of this iconic brand from its beginnings as a South...Read article
A new exhibition Without Consent: Australia’s past adoption practices, is opening at the State Library of South Australia on Friday 7 February. This...Read article
Today we are delighted to announce the 37 writers from around Australia who have been shortlisted for the 2020 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature...Read article
Discover the amazing story of the England to Australia air race of 1919, won by two of South Australia’s favourite sons, Captain Ross Smith and...Read article
Recording of a historical event as it happened. View the podcastRead article
Australia’s national, state and territory libraries have come together in a world-first collaboration to build a national digital collection, with the...Read article
We are very excited to announce that due to overwhelming popular demand, the Phil Cummings: Stories behind the books exhibition has now been extended...Read article
Nominations are now open for the 2020 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature, one of Australia’s richest and most prestigious literary awards. The...Read article
Phil Cummings: Stories behind the books, now open at the State Library of South Australia, takes you into the creative mind of award-winning South...Read article