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New entry on the UNESCO Memory of the World International Register

State Library of NSW Friday, November 3, 2017

The world’s largest glass plate negatives of Sydney Harbour, held in the State Library of NSW’s collection, have just been added to the UNESCO Memory of the World International Register. The giant negatives join only five other inscriptions from Australia on the World Register.

Ceremony for 7 new inscriptions on the Australian Register

Canberra Museum and Gallery Thursday, February 9, 2017

Read the address by guest speaker, Dr Adrian Caesar, on Dorothea Mackellar's poem, 'Core of my heart' (My Country); and introductory and concluding remarks by Dr Roslyn Russell, Chair, UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee.

UNESCO Memory of the World Australian Register Achieves 50 Entries

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A milestone of 50 documentary heritage items and collections recognised as vital to the telling of Australia’s history was celebrated at the State Library of New South Wales on 5 March 2015.