Lesley Ahwang Acres

Lesley Acres

Lesley is a Field Officer with Indigenous Library Services at the State Library of Queensland. The State Library supports 332 public libraries branches including 25 Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) which are community institutions led by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and function as a library, art space, community meeting point, and a keeping place or … Read more

BE Quick – National Reconciliation Week funding available!

SLQ event

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum and 25th anniversary of Mabo with a $5,000 grant. Local councils are eligible for a one-off $5,000 grant to work in partnership with a local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisation to mark these anniversaries during National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June 2017).   … Read more

Indigenous Languages Research Workshop in Aurukun

RNLD training workshop

State Library of Queensland and The PAMA Language Centre are co-hosting an Indigenous Languages Research Workshop in Aurukun from 21 – 23rd March 2017 at the Wik Mungkan Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC).  This workshop will be in partnership with the Resource Network for Linguistic Diversity (RNLD) to offer participants an innovative training experience. The workshop … Read more

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant – closing 5pm Friday 31 March

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant

Grants of up to $25,000 per project are available for public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to deliver strategic initiatives that creatively meet the needs of your local community. The grant focuses on the themes outlined in The Next Horizon: Vision 2017 for Public Libraries (Creative community spaces; Connectors – physical and virtual; Technology trendsetters; Incubators … Read more