17 November 2009
A new exhibition showcasing for the first time the rich collection of Stanley Melbourne Bruce, Australia’s eighth Prime Minister, goes on show at the National Archives in Canberra on 11 December.
26 October 2009
The National Archives is urging Australians to find letters or objects connected to Ethel Bruce, the wife of the nation’s eighth Prime Minister Stanley Melbourne Bruce, whose story forms part of an exhibition opening at the National Archives in Canberra in December.
18 September 2009
The 33 prize-winning and highly commended artworks from Australia’s richest natural history art competition, the Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, will go on show at the National Archives in Canberra on 24 September.
1 September 2009
Former premier of South Australia John Bannon will examine the state of federalism, past and present, including the problems facing the Murray–Darling river system, in the National Archives’ Constitution Founders Lecture in Adelaide.
20 August 2009
All Australian Government employees are again being urged to ‘keep the knowledge’ in a National Archives of Australia initiative to ensure their records management responsibilities are understood.
7 July 2009
The National Archives has joined forces with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to highlight the importance of the Australian Constitution to all citizens, new and old.
7 July 2009
The Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, Robert French, will launch No Common Creation, a display about the court’s history, at the National Archives of Australia on Wednesday 8 July at 6pm.
19 June 2009
The National Archives Advisory Council marks its 100th meeting on Friday 19 June with the launch of A Necessary Safeguard, a history of the Council written by historian Dr Hilary Golder.
11 May 2009
A confronting and inspiring exhibition that explores the harsh lives of women held in convict female factories opens at the National Archives of Australia in Canberra on 14 May 2009.
1 April 2009
Grants worth a total of $40,000 are available to researchers, scholars and archivists to help produce innovative research projects using the vast and diverse collection of the National Archives of Australia.
17 March 2009
The National Archives of Australia Advisory Council has welcomed today’s announcement by Cabinet Secretary, Senator Faulkner of far-reaching reforms to the Archives Act.
12 March 2009
How times have changed . . . to mark Women’s History Month, the National Archives has uncovered previously secret ASIO files which shed light on the extraordinary career, cut short by pregnancy and forced retirement, of pioneer radio physicist and outspoken advocate for women’s rights Ruby Payne-Scott (1912–81).
18 February 2009
Australians are encouraged to explore their family history when the National Archives hosts a Shake Your Family Tree day in each of its capital city offices on Wednesday 25 February, from 10am to 4pm.