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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage – NAIDOC WEEK

Building on the previous Protocols for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collections, State Library of Queensland is committed to making Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage more accessible. You can read more about State Library’s intent published in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collections Commitments document. During NAIDOC Week, State Library is shining … Read more

New acquisition: Amanda Gearing Queensland Flood Collection 2011-12

Amanda Gearing speaking at the handover event of her material at the State Library of Queensland, 2012

“I do not know much about gods; but I think that the river Is a strong brown god—sullen, untamed and intractable…” – T.S. Eliot: Four Quartets Personal narrative has been a powerful way we as humans have articulated the individual and collective experience. Through personal accounts we are able to share many experiences including stories of survival … Read more