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National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day on 4 August 2018

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day poster

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (Children’s Day) is a time for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families to celebrate the strengths and culture of their children. The day is an opportunity for all Australians to show their support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and to learn about the crucial impact … Read more

Kaboom! Pow! CapriCon Steampunk and Pop Culture Convention 2018 at Rocky

Cosplay at the Library

Superheroes clad in colourful suits waited with pint-sized princesses along with literally hundreds of other people in cosplay as they gathered outside the Rockhampton Regional Library at 8.30am on a Saturday morning before the doors opened to the highly anticipated CapriCon: Steampunk and Pop-Culture Convention on 7 April 2018. Rockhampton Regional Libraries turned on a … Read more

Professional Development at Maranoa Regional Council

Professional Development for library staff

State Library of Queensland (State Library) is offering a full day of professional development (PD) at Maranoa Regional Council and you are invited. Maranoa was successful in its EOI to host PD and its preference for content is reflected in the PD program. Effective programming and challenging client techniques is a two part workshop. Attendees … Read more

Join the conversation online

Mega sporting event

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

Celebrating a Queensland for All Ages – 18-26 August

Celebrating a Queensland for all ages August 18-26

Applications for Queensland Seniors Week subsidies are now open – why not apply for some funding to help celebrate seniors in your library? Queensland Seniors Week provides opportunities to promote positive community attitudes towards older people and ageing, facilitate community participation, and enhance community connections. This year celebrations continue for A Queensland for All Ages … Read more