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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the online repository of Central West Libraries.

The site contains significant items from Central West Libraries local history collection including: ephemera, publications, photographs and maps; and the Central Western Daily newspaper negative collection. Central West Libraries will progressively add new material.  If you cannot find what you are looking for or have a question, please send an email to




You may print or download any of the digitised images on this site and use them for the purpose of research or study. If you wish to use the images for any other purpose, please contact the copyright owner before using any images.

Please acknowledge Central West Libraries as the source for the material, i.e. – Image courtesy Central West Libraries. 



Should you wish to publish material from this collection, you will need to obtain permission from Central West Libraries or the copyright owner if the item is still in copyright, contact the Orange City Library for reproduction permission on

Posting images to social media is encouraged provided the source is correctly acknowledged. The acknowledgment of the source is to include the name of the photographer (if known), the collection number for the item and the collection name (Orange City Library). Acknowledgement details can be found on the right hand side of the image / record in Recollect. If you have any difficulty finding this please contact us at the Orange City Library.



High resolution copies are available for purchase by contacting the Orange City Library on (02) 6393 8120 or email . Please ensure you have the collection number and image title of the item/s you require.

Price per image
$100 for commercial use (incl GST)
$15 non- commercial (incl GST)



Orange City Library is committed to collecting local studies material which may include archives, letters, maps, photographs, and ephemera.  If you have material that would be of interest to the library’s collection, staff would be happy to advise you about the most appropriate home for it. Contact the library team on 6393 8120 or



Central West Libraries have various other collections and databases available for your use: