The Naming of the John Howard Reading Room

Opening of the John Howard Reading Room, August 2014

The John Howard Reading Room at UNSW Canberra was officially opened on 29 August 2014 by Mr Kerry Stokes AC, with the Honourable John Howard OM AC attending the ceremony. The new Reading Room was named in honour of Australia's second longest-serving Prime Minister. It will enable viewing and research of items held in the UNSW Canberra Special Collections, including the John Howard Collection in partnership with the National Archives, and John Howard’s personal papers in partnership with the Howard Library.