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Young writers get inspired at SLQ’s inaugural Young Writers Conference

On Saturday 25 November, 100 young writers gathered at the State Library of Queensland for the inaugural Young Writers Conference, and the 2017 Young Writers Award ceremony. While the Young Writers Award—which is open to writers aged 15 to 25—is now in its twenty-first year, the Young Writers Conference is a new initiative from SLQ’s … Read more

Accessible and inclusive services for people with disability

State Library of Queensland (SLQ) is ”all yours”, an inclusive and welcoming place where everyone can connect with ideas and creatively engage with each other. SLQ has a responsibility under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) to ensure people with disability are not discriminated against in the provision of services, programs and facilities. SLQ’s Disability … Read more

Picture it, Post it! – A Fun Palace Workshop

For this year’s Fun Palace, Jacinta Sutton, Q ANZAC 100 Project Officer and LYPS Project Officer Thom Browning collaborated to create Picture it, Post it, a creative 30 minute digital collage workshop. Participants aged 7+ will remix curated content from State Library of Queensland’s (SLQ) digitised collection, playfully manipulating positive imagery from postcards sent home … Read more