National Archives of Australia

Preservation

A special bond with our national capital

Issue 12 December 2013

Senior Archives conservator Ian Batterham looks back on his 30-year journey caring for the stunning Griffin designs for Canberra. Continue reading

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

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

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

Know your enemy: archives go up in smoke

Issue 8 October 2012

Why did Archives conservators stand by and watch files, photos and artworks go up in smoke? Continue reading