Slovenian treasure donated to the Library

Slovenian treasure donated to the Library

October 5, 2010

Collection, News, Uncategorized:

Last night, Minister for Slovenes Abroad Dr Bostjan Zeks presented the Australian nation with a valuable gift from the people of Slovenia.

Burke and Wills anniversary

August 20, 2010

Collection, News:

The Library has launched a new website that tells the story of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition.

Where’s Ned?

August 5, 2010

Announcements, Collection, Exhibitions, News:

Ned Kelly’s armour has been lent to Beechworth for the annual Ned Kelly Weekend and will not be on exhibition at the State Library between Tuesday 3 – Wednesday 11 August 2010.

Conserving Ned Kelly’s armour

Conserving Ned Kelly’s armour

July 8, 2010

Announcements, Collection, Exhibitions, Family history events, News:

On Friday 6 August the Kelly gang will have a reunion of sorts as all four sets of armour go on display in Beechworth as part of the annual Ned Kelly Weekend. Our conservation and registration team has been working to ensure Ned’s armour reaches Beechworth safe-and-sound, though not necessarily in one piece.