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Find out more about Queensland State Archives’ exciting events, including workshops, tours and talks.

Booking the Reading Room

While at QSA please observe social distancing, sanitisation and good hygiene practices. We will continue to provide sanitisation stations for your use.

Book a session before you arrive so we can continue to ensure social distancing.

COVID-19 updates are available on the Queensland Government website.

The Queensland Cultural Centre: then, now and new

For Queenslanders the Queensland Cultural Centre plays a central place in our experience and memories of living in and visiting Brisbane. Come and join us and a panel of architects including Michael Rayner, Ruth Woods, Deborah van der Plaat and Lloyd Jones as they revisit the aspirations of Robin Gibson’s original Cultural Centre, while we look forward to the evolution of this iconic precinct.

Saturday 13 March 2021, 10.30am – 12noon
Queensland State Archives
435 Compton Road, Runcorn

Free event. Bookings essential.

This event is part of the Asia Pacific Architecture Festival, an initiative of Architecture Media and State Library of Queensland.

The Queensland Cultural Centre

Behind the scenes tour: Queensland State Archives

Go behind the scenes at Queensland State Archives and marvel at some of the state-of-the-art design used to preserve Queensland’s documentary heritage.

Saturday 13 March 2021, 9.15am – 10.15am
Queensland State Archives
435 Compton Road, Runcorn

Free event. Bookings essential.

This event is part of the Asia Pacific Architecture Festival, an initiative of Architecture Media and State Library of Queensland.

The Queensland State Archives facility.

Discover Queensland through Q-Album

Q-Album is a new and growing historical collection-sharing platform. Built by QSA and Gaia Resources, Q-Album brings together our archival collection plus smaller historical collections from around Queensland – from Cooktown to Cunnamulla.

Browse through Q-Album to find stunning images from Queensland’s history, compare past and present images of streets and towns using Google Maps, and read the fascinating stories behind the photos.

Historical organisations that would like to share their collections on this free-to-use platform should write to qalbum@archives.qld.gov.au.