National Archives of Australia

Arts and culture

Design 29 and the making of Australia’s national capital

Issue 9 January 2013

A new exhibition at the National Archives tells the tumultuous history of our national capital, using cutting-edge augmented reality technology. Continue reading

When the Minister met Mick: Rolling Stones 1973 tour

Issue 9 January 2013

With the Rolling Stones recently celebrating 50 years together, Your Memento revisits the band’s 1973 tour to Australia and secret government records that reveal why it almost didn’t happen. Continue reading

Out of the Cabinet: the news is brought to you by…

Issue 9 January 2013

Using recently released 1984 and 1985 Cabinet records, Philip O’Brien reveals the Hawke government considered ads on the ABC and other controversial changes to the national broadcaster. Continue reading

In brief: Issue 9

Issue 9 January 2013

Latest exhibition news, funding for innovative research, Shake Your Family Tree events, Archives supporting abuse inquiries, and more. Continue reading

The Australian Ballet in pictures

Issue 8 October 2012

We celebrate 50 years of The Australian Ballet by delving into the Archives' photographic collection. Continue reading

In brief: Issue 8

Issue 8 October 2012

News and information from the Archives. Continue reading