National Archives of Australia


A family’s history: finding Michael

Issue 2 March 2011

The story of how the Archives helped Angelique Baker locate a brother she never knew she had. Continue reading

Key events from 1980

Issue 2 January 2011

Archives historian, Dr Jim Stokes, discusses some of the key issues from 1980. Continue reading

Love lawn: a tale of destiny

Issue 1 January 2011

The story of Anna Epstein, who fell in love with a man whose family was connected to her own by an archetypal Australian symbol. Continue reading

Key events from 1980: transcript

Issue 1 January 2011

Jim Stokes: Australia reacted very strongly to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. A major element of our foreign policy during 1980 consisted of looking for ways to express our extreme displeasure Continue reading