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Sovereign Stories Curators Tour

Sovereign Stories Curator's tour

Tue 7 Dec (multiple dates) · 11–11:30am
Join us on a tour to discover storytelling from some of Australia’s brightest First Nations voices.
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Newspapers from the collection

Fri 17 Dec · 10–10:30am
Discover newspapers available at State Library, a wealth of online and physical resources providing valuable historical information as well as the latest news. As the second of a series of free 30-minute webinars exploring aspects of the collections, this session provides an overview of local and world newspapers available through the library. During the webinar, our librarians will: show you where to find newspapers in our collections demonstrate how to access these resources provide tips and techniques for successfully searching for what you need respond to questions in a question-and-answer session Places are limited so bookings are essential.

Viewpoints: Contemporary Aboriginal Photography

Every day · 10am–5pm
Experience the captivating work of three contemporary Aboriginal photographers.

State Library blog

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