The Queensland Heritage Council recently announced that several buildings at Bundaberg State High School have been added to the Queensland Heritage Register. The Queensland Heritage Register is a list of…
Discover Queensland’s Indigenous languages
Use SLQ’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language resources to learn words for animals, numbers, how to say g’day, and more.
Not your average book club…
Starts Mon 10 Jul for a limited, four-part series
The Edge | Ages 16+ | Free
Open daily from 5 May – 1 Oct
Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery, level 4
What does it mean to be free in Queensland?
SLQ South Bank
Detailed hours for special areas
One Search catalogue
A record of SLQ’s holdings + access to the online, multi-subject databases to which the library subscribes on your behalf. The key to SLQ.
SLQ website search
Covers our web pages, events and blog posts - a collection of useful information by and about State Library. The face of SLQ.
What is the oldest item in SLQ's collections?
Our oldest collection item is afrom ancient Iraq, dating to about 1850 B.C. Was your guess correct?
Explore our range of online resources – journal & newspaper articles, family history, music, industry data & more. Free access onsite at South Bank & many available at home if you are an SLQ member.
Australasian video online
Video from the mid-20th century to present day. Films highlight regional perspectives in the social and environmental sciences, business and the arts.
The Illustrated London news historical archive
The full Archive from 1842–2003 in fully searchable digital format. More than 150 years of social, political and cultural history.
Courses for all levels cover technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, & more. New courses added weekly.
Host your next event with SLQ
Set amongst the captivating architecture of the Library with views to the Brisbane River, city skyline and Cultural Precinct, our venues offer a stunning and sophisticated backdrop for your event.
On May 27, 1967, Australians voted in a referendum to change how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were referred to in the Constitution.
Explore personal stories, opinions and historical recordings of what happened.