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Baduans preparing for a Coming of the Light parade Badu Island
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Coming of the Light

Wed 30 Jun (ongoing) · 11am–12pm
Don the black gloves and explore State Library's unique historic collections of the Torres Strait Island's The Coming of the Light.

Winter Weekend of Fun

Free activities the whole family can enjoy, from painting workshops and live concerts to family movie screenings.

Big Voices

Explore paintings and drawings from the renowned Dr Barbara Piscitelli AM Children’s Art Archive.

State Library blog

Footprints of the Wulli Wulli Nation ... When the Wulli Wulli people were officially recognised…

My rest … mon repos Mon Repos, a coastal region outside Bundaberg is famous for…

State Library is in a race against time to preserve and digitise its fragile audiovisual…

John Lane, socialist and head teacher, was an ordinary man who led an extraordinary life.…

The National Service Scheme was a compulsory military service that was operational across two split…

What I’m Borrowing is a new blog series exploring our affection for libraries, loans, and…

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