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Video of the month

Talking Ideas: Women and Leadership with Julia Gillard

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard discusses her new book with Jessica van Vonderen, and lays out a road map of essential knowledge to take action against gender bias.

What I'm borrowing

A series exploring our affection for libraries, loans, and sharing great reads. 

Two images the left is of author Lisa Fuller from the chest up She is wearing glasses and smiling The left is the book cover of Ghost Bird it is black with white text and a few blue feathers

What I’m Borrowing explores our affection for libraries, loans, and the books we love to share.

Two images The left is author Holly Ringland with a book open on her lap and petting a dog The right is the book cover of The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart The cover is black with centred white text surrounded by delicate colourful flowers

What I’m Borrowing explores our affection for libraries, loans, and the books we love to share.

Recent blog posts

Mirandi Riwoe stands outside in a bright dress against a green background the cover of Stone Sky Gold Mountain

This month we welcome award-winning author Mirandi Riwoe. Mirandi's most recent book is Stone Sky Gold Mountain.

A black and white headshot of Lech Blaine and the cover of his book

This month we welcome author Lech Blaine, a writer from Toowoomba, Queensland, who now lives in Sydney. 

A woman smiling She is wearing a yellow floral blouse and a leather jacket and photographed from the chest up

For the 2020 Queensland Literary Awards, illustrator and writer Kathleen Jennings crafted very special portraits of the winners.

Queensland Literary Awards

Learn more about the 2020 finalists and stay up to date with the 2020 program.