National Archives of Australia


Journeys to the ice: uncovering the unexpected

Issue 7 August 2012

Researcher Amy Lay found fascinating records about Antarctica, and a few surprises, in the Archives' collection. Continue reading

What a gem! Taking the Olympics to the world

Issue 7 August 2012

Watch rare footage from the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne - and see how much media and telecommunications have changed. Continue reading

What a gem! …enjoying perpetual blizzard, love Cecil

Issue 6 April 2012

How did a 1913 telegram from an Antarctic expeditioner to his sweetheart in Adelaide end up in the Archives? Continue reading