Category Archives: Opportunities Back

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Children’s Day

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Day logo

We Play, We Learn, We Belong In 2019, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day celebrates the early years and promotes the importance of early years’ education and care for our little ones. We recognise the critical role that family, community, country and culture play in their development. Children’s Day has been celebrated on … Read more

Indigenous Matters Seminar, Cairns

Logo if Indigenous Matters Seminar

Explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander influence and involvement in the library, gallery and information sector, at the Australian Library and Information Association’s (ALIA) Cairns Seminar. Enjoy a full day of presentations and networking based around the ALIA priority ‘Indigenous Matters’, covering topics relating to the wider galleries, libraries, archives and museum (GLAM) sector, including: … Read more

Last chance to register for the full two-day Heritage leaders workshop

QANZAC Poster depicting soldiers pausing

Thursday 30 May and Friday 31 May 2019, 9am – 5pm (Book online). Engage with your peers and build your professional practice as you learn from and network with leading local, national and international historians, creative thinkers and heritage professionals. Highlights from this year’s program include a keynote address from Jenny Waldman CBE, Director of … Read more

Inspiration from the YPLG meeting

two ladies smiling in front of a sign

Mackay Regional Council’s Lotte Sjoegren reflects on her recent visit to State Library for the Young Peoples Libraries Group (YPLG) meeting.  Having the opportunity to attend the YPLG meeting through receiving the travel bursary was fantastic. We flew down from Mackay early Thursday morning, giving us the opportunity to network with many other people working … Read more

Extend your reality @ Isaac

In January, immersive reality took over Isaac. By borrowing the Virtual Reality kit, from State Library Queensland, Isaac Libraries were able to facilitate workshops around Virtual and Augmented Reality (AR). The powerful Alien computer and Vive setup allow for vivid visual effects and interactions as close to reality as commercial technology can take us in … Read more

National #widerlocalstudies meeting and invitation

Two librarians at the launch of the First World War Patriotic collection

Queensland’s public librarians interested in developing or expanding Local Studies practice, ideas for  history talks and discussions about collections in their library are welcome to join a video-conference meeting scheduled  for  Thursday 2 May 2019, 2:00 -3.30pm. The first #widerlocalstudies collaboration consisting of Local Studies practitioners from every state and territory of Australia, including Kyla … Read more