National Archives of Australia

Issue 8 October 2012

 

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There’s no such thing as the paperless office … or is there?

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.



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The Australian Ballet in pictures

We celebrate 50 years of The Australian Ballet by delving into the Archives’ photographic collection.



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Out of the Cabinet: nothing like a dame (Edna)

Ian Warden uncovers a 1983 Hawke Cabinet decision that helped bring an end to Australian knights and dames.



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Meet the Hoogenhouts

Amy Lay introduces the Hoogenhout family and a new website featuring thousands of photographs of people who have migrated to Australia.



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Everybody’s tweeting about … archives?

The Twittersphere was abuzz with archives in August this year as the International Council on Archives Congress unfolded in Brisbane.



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Know your enemy: archives go up in smoke

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



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What a gem! Private Finn the ‘goldfish’ reporting for duty

Meet a young Western Australian keen to do his national duty, despite being a fish out of water.



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In brief: Issue 8

News and information from the Archives.



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