2008 Media Releases

27 Aug 2008
Significant Collection of Durack Papers Go To The State Library

Following negotiations with the Durack family, Dame Mary Durack’s literary and personal papers and the Durack Family Historical Archives will now be housed at the State Library of Western Australia.

26 May 2008
In the Line of Duty: Policing in Australia 1788—2006

In the line of duty is a timeline of important moments in police history presented through documents, images and objects held in police archives and museums, libraries and private collections around the country.

13 Mar 2008
Wanted: Australia's Missing Newspapers

If there’s a stack of old newspapers gathering dust under the bed or out in the shed, the State Library of Western Australia wants to know about it.

27 Feb 2008
SEaK: Search, Engage and Know

SEaK: Search, Engage and Know Free Program of Tours and Workshops @ Your State Library. Book now!

19 Feb 2008
On-line Reading Made Easy for WA Kids

Western Australian kids can now join millions of children worldwide reading interactive books on-line. Free access to the delightful collection of on-line animated and talking books is as simple as...

14 Feb 2008
Uncovering Hidden Treasures at the State Library

Visitors to the State Library are now able to rediscover WA’s past thanks to a new exhibit and tours showcasing the remarkable work of the Historical Records Rescue Consortium.

02 Jan 2008
To the rescue

A celebration of the milestones met and achievements of the Historical Records Rescue Consortium (HRRC) project. The exhibition runs 05 January - 27 February 2008.

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