John Curtin biography
John Curtin was a great wartime leader & statesman. Learn about his life and achievements.
Background and program
Learn about our collections & the aims of the JCPML.
We hold personal records of the Curtin family & photos, objects, letters & more related to John Curtin.
The JCPML has hosted notable academics, journalists & political figures since 1997, with lectures on history, social issues, politics & more.
Browse our educational resources designed for primary & secondary students studying Australian history.
Contact the JCPML
Check out our address, opening hours & contact details.
Curtin Family Home Lecture: book launch of 'Good for the soul: John Curtin's life with poetry'
Author Dr Toby Davidson, descendant of John Curtin, launched his book at the Curtin Family Home Lecture.
2021 JCPML Anniversary Lecture
The Honourable Kim Beazley AC presented our 2021 lecture - view the recording now.
Library special collections
We've made it easier to browse & search Curtin University Library's historic special collections.
50 Objects for 50 Years
Check out treasures and stories from our collections on the 50 Objects blog.
Timeline of John Curtin's life
Looking Ever Forward: our interactive timeline of John Curtin's life.