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Talk EventsPeter Garrett

Author Talk: : Big Blue Sky: A Memoir by Peter Garrett 

Sunday 1 November 3:00 pm
Northern Territory Library, Parliament House, Darwin

A founding member of Midnight Oil, president of the Australian Conservation Foundation, member of Parliament and Minister, Peter Garrett has a longstanding connection with the Northern Territory. In his new memoir Peter writes about his lifelong mission to protect the environment and his connection with Aboriginal people, about his love for his family and his passion for our country.

Booking essential – https://goo.gl/UuYdT6

Queering the Library Archives
A discussion panel featuring the curators of PrideNT: Our Queer History

Sunday 10 October 2:00 pm
Pride NT Northern Territory Library, Parliament House, Darwin

Join curators Dr Dino Hodge, Koulla Roussos and Matthew van Roden in discussion on the role of libraries in collecting materials; community involvement in making history; and the importance of building a local archive for the Queer community. Bring along your photos, posters, diaries, memorabilia as library historian Dr Sam Wells talks about how the library manages its collections and how to donate to the Library.

Free event, open to the public.


NT Field Naturalists' Club Photographic Competition 2015 

Thursday 8 October - Thursday 29 October
Northern Territory Library, Parliament Housekakadu sunset

The Northern Territory Field Naturalists' Club is showcasing the best photographs of the Northern Territory's natural world.

Their recent photo competition called for photographs for five categories: Landscape, Flora, Fauna, Best Junior and Human Impact on Nature. The aim of this exhibition is to foster an appreciation of nature and showcase the best NT nature photographs. Darwin based professional photographers judged the competition, and winners' and entrants' photographs are on display.

Free exhibition, open to the public.

PRIDE NT: Our Queer HistoryPride NT

Wednesday 30 September - Sunday 8 November
Northern Territory Library, Parliament House

PRIDE NT: Our Queer History, outlines the struggle of queer Territorians from the late 70s, through the HIV/AIDS pandemic of the 80s to the emergence of identity politics and gay liberation movements of the 90s, which sought law reform in the fight against social and institutionalised discrimination and homophobia. The exhibition includes artworks created by local queer artists in response to the historical content on display.

Free exhibition, open to the public.

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All  events will be held at the Northern Territory Library, Parliament House, unless otherwise specified.

For further enquiries and bookings, contact the library on (08) 8999 7177 or Freecall - 1800 019 155  or email ntl.info@nt.gov.au

The library reserves the right to cancel programs. Where possible, prior notice of cancellations will be given.