National Library of Australia


In search of Indigenous Australian languages webinar

This webinar outlines some useful tools to apply Austlang codes to catalogue records - improving the discovery of Indigenous Australian language material.
Audio presentation

Leaving no-one behind: can Australia be a truly digital nation?

In Australia, there are 3.7 million people who have never used the internet. On top of this, many Australians who do have internet access are not confident enough to do the basics. To become a truly leading, inclusive and global digital nation we need everyone...

Australian Government Web Archive

The Australian Government Web Archive (AGWA) is a web archiving initiative of the National Library of Australia and it complements the Library's long established PANDORA Archive. The AGWA is a collection of Commonwealth Government websites with the earliest content collected in June 2011. Selected older...

Bringing them home: oral history interviews

This website features oral history interviews with people who were involved in or affected by the removal of Indigenous children from their families. This important oral history project was funded by the Commonwealth Government in 1997 in response to the first recommendation of Bringing Them...

Dancing words, or speaking with a sense of theatre

There is a widespread perception that dancers are poor verbal and written communicators since their art is physical and non-verbal. This is not borne out in the oral history interviews conducted by Michelle Potter for the National Library of Australia over the past 18 years.