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Baduans preparing for a Coming of the Light parade Badu Island

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.

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