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Brisbane here you come! State Library is offering travel bursaries of up to $500 to attend the Q ANZAC 100 Indigenous Soldiers Forum and Workshop.

Page 26 Queenslander, 28 July 1917.

There are five bursaries for individuals/organisations from across Queensland to attend the Indigenous Soldiers Forum and Workshop on Friday 22 June 2018 at State Library of Queensland in Brisbane. As part of the Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation, State Library is continuing to discover and confirm Queensland Indigenous Soldiers of the First … Read more

Join the conversation online

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The popular Queenslanders in Conversation series provides a platform for insightful, contemporary conversations on topics of relevancy and currency to the Queensland community. The series has been designed to promote public conversations in an interactive and accessible way, both online and in person. Public Libraries and their members are invited to join ABC Radio host … Read more

Official Launch of ‘Past’ Commemorations 2018 Palm Island Centenary Celebrations

Palm Island Centenary Celebrations

Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council launched its ‘Past’ event, reflecting on the past 100 years on Friday, 9 March 2018 with a community BBQ and ‘open mic’ session. The official launch commenced on Saturday, 10 March 2018 and was well attended by community and dignitaries. An Elders yarning circle, traditional dancers, and the official opening of … Read more

Grant opportunity in celebration of National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week is a national campaign with the aim of celebrating respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians. ‘Don’t Keep History a Mystery’ is the theme for 2018, which gives all Australians the opportunity to celebrate and reflect on our shared history. It is in this spirit of celebration … Read more

Robot in the Region!

By Corinna from Moranbah Library I recently travelled the Isaac region with the NAO humanoid robot called Monty who was provided by the State Library Queensland. During that time I was able to visit 15 schools and had the pleasure to introduce Monty to over 900 children. Monty seemed to spark an interest for robotics … Read more

Reminder – Strategic Priorities Grant Round closes 5pm Thursday 29 March

Reminder: Strategic Priorities Grant round closes 29 March

Apply now for a Strategic Priorities Grant from the State Library of Queensland and your council could receive funding up to $30,000. Councils operating public library services or Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) are encouraged to apply for funding for projects that encourage participation and learning opportunities in their community. Participation and learning projects such as … Read more