Catalogue service interruption: Due to an upgrade, the catalogue will be unavailable from 9pm AEST on Wednesday, 3 September until 10am AEST Thursday, 4 September. We apologise for any inconvenience.

La Trobe Reading Room event: A traditional Chinese drum performance will be held in the La Trobe Reading Room on Thursday 4 September, from 6pm until 6.10pm. More information

Catalogue service interruption & La Trobe Reading Room event
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National treasures

The National treasures exhibition featured more than 170 priceless treasures that have shaped our nation, drawn from the magnificent collections of Australia's great libraries.

Exhibits included icons such as Cook's Endeavour journal, Ned Kelly's helmet and Sir Donald Bradman's favourite bat.

This exhibition was held from 10 March to 7 May 2006.

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