National Archives of Australia

Indigenous issues

In brief: Issue 12

Issue 12 December 2013

News and information from the Archives, including the Larrakia petition handover, Vintage Canberra Facebook page, exhibition news and Audiovisual World Heritage Day. Continue reading

In brief: Issue 11

Issue 11 July 2013

Constitution Day speakers forum asks who cares about the Constitution, an online network for Indigenous research, the latest exhibitions news, and more. Continue reading

In brief: Issue 10

Issue 10 April 2013

Forced Adoptions project, hundreds of family historians attend Shake Your Family Tree events, the latest exhibitions and events news, and more. Continue reading

In brief: Issue 7

Issue 7 August 2012

News and information from the Archives. Continue reading

1982 and 1983 Cabinet records release: transcript

Issue 7 January 2012

Narrator: On 1 January 2012, the federal Cabinet records of 1982 and 1983 were opened and released to the public for the first time. These documents provide interesting insights into the Continue reading

Gwalwa Daraniki: land rights struggle on record

Issue 3 June 2011

The story of the 1972 Larrakia petition – one of the most important documents in the history of Indigenous Australians’ struggle for land rights. Continue reading

1980 revealed through Cabinet records

Issue 1 January 2011

On 1 January 2011, the Archives released the documents of the 1980 Fraser Cabinet. Continue reading

A tale of two Kiaps

Issue 1 January 2011

The stories of two Kiaps – one told through official archival documents and the other through a privately held collection of memorabilia. Continue reading

In brief: Issue 2

Issue 2 March 2011

News and information from the Archives. Continue reading