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View the 2012 Keith Murdoch Oration delivered by the Honourable Paul Keating, former Prime Minister

November 15, 2012

Family history events, News, Talks, Uncategorized:

View the 2012 Keith Murdoch Oration that was delivered by the Honourable Paul Keating, former Prime Minister of Australia, last night. A copy of his oration follows.

Early closure on Wednesday 14 November

November 9, 2012

About us, Announcements, Collection, Education, Exhibitions, Family history events, Grants, Library services, News, Opening hours, Search, Talks, Uncategorized, Updates:

The Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday 14 November due to a major event, the Keith Murdoch Oration. You can watch a live webcast of the oration by the Honourable… Read More ›

Kaldor Public Art Project #26 perfomances in the library

November 9, 2012

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Kaldor Public Art Project #26 is a public art performance which is being presented in the Cowen Gallery from 16 November to 6 December. The Library is proud to host this… Read More ›

Oy vey! It’s International Jewish Genealogy Month!

Oy vey! It’s International Jewish Genealogy Month!

October 31, 2012

Family matters, Uncategorized:

Yes, October 17 to November 14 is International Jewish Genealogy Month.  The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies is the coordinating agency.  Their website has links to a variety of… Read More ›

Children’s Week and the arrival of a Bunyip

Children’s Week and the arrival of a Bunyip

October 23, 2012

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This week is Children’s week and to celebrate the Library has a special storytime on Wednesday and unveils some new permanent visitors for everyone to enjoy.

AGL Shaw Summer Research Fellowships open – student applications invited

October 22, 2012

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The State Library of Victoria invites honours year and postgraduate students to apply for the 2012 AGL Shaw Summer Research Fellowships. Three $1,200 AGL Shaw Summer Research Fellowships are offered… Read More ›

Your State Library,Your Say October 2012

October 8, 2012

Family matters, Uncategorized:

Right now the State Library of Victoria is planning its future so a great opportunity for the  Family Matters blog community to contribute their ideas about what this Library could be.  You… Read More ›

What’s Brewing?

What’s Brewing?

August 22, 2012

Collections, Family matters, Uncategorized:

If you had an ancestor who worked at the Carlton and United Breweries or if you are simply interested in the history of the Australian brewing industry,  the CUB staff… Read More ›

Catalogue upgrade this weekend – service disruption

July 31, 2012

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The Library’s catalogue is being upgraded in stages this week. The second part of the upgrade will start at 5.30pm on Thursday 2 August and continue over the weekend. The Library’s catalogue… Read More ›

Library catalogue unavailable 31 July 8.30am–10am

July 27, 2012

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Our online catalogue will be unavailable between 8.30am and approximately 10am on Tuesday 31 July due to a software upgrade.