Albanese government announces $33m lifeline for National Library's beloved Trove digital platform

Karen Barlow
April 2 2023 - 10:35pm
National Library of Australia. Picture by James Croucher
National Library of Australia. Picture by James Croucher

The Albanese government has declared it is a "step closer" to ending the budget cuts and culture wars against the national cultural institutions, announcing a $33 million lifeline over the next four years to the National Library of Australia's beloved free digital platform, Trove.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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