Two decades of Queensland photography

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Share an evening with Julia Gillard, as she discusses Women and Leadership with ABC TV presenter Jessica van Vonderen.

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Access kids movies for free this school holidays with your State Library membership.

Stephen Booth

Join Anna Thurgood, Twenty exhibition curator, as she chats to the extraordinary photographers who have captured pivotal moments in Queensland's history.

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The art and design collections contain a broad range of materials relating to the world history of art from pre-history to the present day.

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Join us on State Library, First 5 Forever or slq Play Facebook pages for fun activities inspired by Twenty – State Library's new online photographic exhibition.

Day trippers travelling to Enoggera Reservoir Brisbane ca 1896

Not travelling these school holidays? Try the latest travel quiz to keep their minds busy.

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