National Archives of Australia

Issue 4 October 2011


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Death register sheds light on those laid to rest

Between 1832 and 1984, more than 570 people died at the North Head Quarantine Station. Archives records tell the stories of some of those buried there.


‘Holding you in my Holden’: a nostalgic look at an Australian icon

A look at the very beginnings of the Holden and its evolution during the 1950s and 1960s through publicity photographs held by the Archives.

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Traversing Antarctica: the Australian experience

The behind-the-scenes contribution of Archives staff in developing an exciting new exhibition.


Promoting history, culture and literature: ABC television and the creative writer

The role of creative writers in ABC television drama of the 1960s and 1970s as revealed through the script holdings of the Archives.


What a gem! ASIO counterespionage on film

Watch Legal Resident – an ASIO training film from 1963.

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Building good governance in the Pacific

An overview of the development and significance of the Recordkeeping for Good Governance Toolkit.


In brief: Issue 4

News and information from the Archives.

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