National Archives of Australia

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Hackers get creative with Archives data

Issue 11 July 2013

A look at GovHack 2013, where hackers across Australia put a new spin on the Archives' passenger arrivals data. Continue reading

Drowning in information? Navigating the digital age through collaboration and change

Issue 11 July 2013

During Information Management Month, Director-General David Fricker reflected on the role of the Archives in an age that threatens ‘information overload’. Continue reading

Return to sender? Not if the postie could help it

Issue 10 April 2013

Romantic entanglements, earthquakes and the detective skills of postal staff are on display in a late 19th-century file of postal 'curiosities'. Continue reading

Inside Design 29: the visitor experience

Issue 10 April 2013

A look inside the augmented reality experience of Design 29: creating a capital, an Archives' exhibition celebrating the centenary of Australia's national capital. Continue reading

What a gem! Don’t drink six middies an hour and drive

Issue 10 April 2013

Meet the Aussie 'slobs' who featured in a 1970s campaign against drink-driving. Continue reading

Reviving a ghost town

Issue 9 January 2013

A remote South Australian ghost town is receiving another breath of life, delivered by enthusiastic volunteers drawing upon historical records. Melanie Harwood explains the role of the National Archives in 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

There’s no such thing as the paperless office … or is there?

Issue 8 October 2012

Find out about the brave new world of archives in a digital age, according to Director-General of the National Archives of Australia, David Fricker. Continue reading

Everybody’s tweeting about … archives?

Issue 8 October 2012

The Twittersphere was abuzz with archives in August this year as the International Council on Archives Congress unfolded in Brisbane. Continue reading