Exhibition: The Outback - Local History Lounge, Newcastle (City) Library

Friday 2 July to Saturday 21 August 2021
1 day from now
During Newcastle (City) Library Opening Hours

The Outback is an exhibition that features original artworks from the children’s picture book of the same name. Illustrated by Australia’s leading children’s picture book artist Bronwyn Bancroft and written by Annaliese Porter, a descendant of the Gamilaraay people when she was eleven years old.  

The book is published by Magabala Books, Australia’s leading Indigenous publishing house. Aboriginal owned and led, they celebrate and nurture the talent and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices. 

The collection of original artworks was donated to Newcastle Libraries by The City of Newcastle’sGurakiAboriginals Advisory Committee in 2007 as part of promoting reading for Ten Minutes a Day. 

Exhibition period: Friday 2 July - Saturday 21 August (during Newcastle (City) Library opening hours)


Bookings not required

School group bookings please contact jswane@ncc.nsw.gov.au



Local History Lounge
Newcastle Library
15 Laman Street