New Magazine Titles Arriving Soon

                     It's that time again when our library branches start to receive their new magazine titles for the coming year. New titles for 2018 include: Art Almanac BBC Wildlife BBC Good Food Breathe CEO Magazine Caravanning Australia Cruising Newsiscovery Box Fishing World Fortune Freshwater Fishing Get…
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Share the Dignity

‘Share the Dignity’ is a not for profit organisation that wants to ensure every woman in Australia has the ability to manage their periods with dignity. #dignitydrive is a national drive for sanitary products giving comfort and dignity to women in need. Donations of sanitary items are welcome and can be dropped off at the…
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LaTrobe University Celebrating Women’s Contributions

LaTrobe University is celebrating it's 50th anniversary in 2017. It was inaugurated on International Women’s Day March 8, 1967, when the Governor, Sir Rohan Delacombe, installed the first Chancellor, Sir Archibald Glenn, and the Premier, Sir Henry Bolte, declared the university open. As part of its celebrations and looking back at its successes and accomplishments…
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Ryerson Index update

The Ryerson Index is a free index resource to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers, dating back in some cases to 1831 (Sydney Morning Herald). While most of the entries relate to death occuring since 1970. The index is completely managed and contributed to by volunteers and is said to grow at a rate of…
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Dictionary of Biography

The Australian Dictionary of Biography was once a well thumbed addition to our Reference collections.  Today the ADB is a valuable free online resource for local and family historians alike. Search by place name for significant people connected to your place. The Australian Dictionary of Biography want to add entries for women active 1788-1890, and…
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