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2018 JCPML Anniversary Lecture presented by Stan Grant

The 2018 JCPML Anniversary Lecture will be presented by award-winning journalist and author Stan Grant with an introduction by JCPML Patron, The Hon Julia Gillard AC. The John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library (JCPML) Anniversary Lecture commemorates the anniversary of wartime Prime Minister John Curtin’s death on 5 July 1945. Event details Date: Thursday 19 July […]

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WA Day Opening Hours

  Please note the Library opening hours for WA Day on Monday 4 June 2018. Robertson Library Robertson Library’s opening hours will not be affected by WA Day. Swipe cards will be required for access outside the hours of 9am and 5pm. Assistance will be available from the Library Help area between 9am and 5pm. Curtin Graduate School […]

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JCPML access

Please be advised that due to scheduled works access to the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library (JCPML) will only be available from the south side of Building 200A,  adjacent to the D3 car park from Thursday 1 March 2018. If you are planning a visit to the JCPML please phone 08 9266 4205 to gain […]

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2017 JCPML Anniversary Lecture – Julia Gillard

Did you miss out on the 2017 John Curtin Prime Minsterial Library Anniversary Lecture? A video recording and transcript are now available from the JCPML website. Former Prime Minister the Honourable Julia Gillard AC delivered the 2017 JCPML Anniversary Lecture to an audience of over 1200 attendees at Curtin Stadium. The lecture was held on Wednesday […]

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50 Objects for 50 Years

What do cut throat razors, Hunter’s First Fleet Journal, and a Pentax camera have in common? They’re all objects found in Curtin Library! Join us on a journey through the Library Special Collections via the 50 Objects for 50 Years blog, updated each week with a new object. Since the inception of WAIT/Curtin University the […]

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News from the JCPML – March edition

Our newsletter News from the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library and Special Collections contains information regarding the Library’s Special Collections housed at the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library and reports on JCPML events. View our current newsletter here. If you would like to receive our newsletter direct to your inbox please subscribe via this link.

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Subscribe and win!

To celebrate the launch of the News from the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library and Special Collections newsletter we’re rewarding new subscribers. The first 50 new subscribers between 6 – 20  March 2017 will receive a small JCPML keepsake. Simply subscribe via this link, and we’ll contact you if you are a winner.

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HIVE Summer Intern

This summer the JCPML had the privilege of hosting a Curtin HIVE summer intern, Humanities student Benjamin McConnell, one of eleven students to have been awarded an internship for 2016/2017. The HIVE summer internships are for a period of 10 weeks and provide participants with an opportunity to explore the use of visualisation technologies used […]

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Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society visit

The JCPML recently hosted a visit and stacks tour organised for members of the Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society. Members of the group were shown selected items from the personal possessions of John Curtin and other archival materials to demonstrate the collection management approaches, storage and rehousing methods, and approach to digitisation adopted by the […]

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Hazel Hawke Portrait

The portrait of Hazel Hawke by artist Sally Robinson was painted for the 2000 Archibald Prize competition. The acrylic on canvas portrait was part of the Archibald Refuses Exhibition in 2000. The painting was donated to the JCPML by Ms Robinson and Hazel Hawke, and is part of the Hazel Hawke Collection held at the […]

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