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National Archives of Australia, National Office, Canberra
Tel: + 61 2 6212 3600    

ABN: 36 889 228 992

Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600, AUSTRALIA
PO Box 7425, Canberra Business Centre ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

Media inquiries only

Media centre: Tel: 0417 247 157;

Visiting the National Archives

View the locations and opening hours of all National Archives offices.

Education: (02) 6212 3691;

School and community bookings: (02) 6212 3691;

Events: (02) 6212 3956;

Exhibitions: (02) 6212 3934;

For government agencies

Advice about managing information and records in government agencies: Email the Agency Service Centre.

Administrative inquiries

Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to the Archives: (02) 6212 3600;

Recruitment: (02) 6212 6262;

Security: (02) 6212 3701; 0401 773 722;

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Translating and Interpreter Service

If you are a non-English speaking person, we can help through the Translating and Interpreter Service (TIS) on 131 450.

If you are deaf, or have a hearing impairment or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service:

Fraud Reporting Hotline

The National Archives' toll-free Fraud Reporting Hotline allows employees and members of the public to report suspected fraud that may involve the National Archives of Australia.

You can report suspected fraud in various ways:

  • phone 1800 235 917 and leave a message

  • email

  • post a letter to:

    Fraud Control Officer
    Strategic, Planning and Governance
    National Archives of Australia
    PO Box 7425
    Canberra Business Centre ACT 2610

Please provide as much information as you can about any suspicious incident, behaviour, person or company.

Your report will be confidential. You can also choose to remain anonymous.

If you choose to include contact details in your message, the National Archives Fraud Control Officer will phone, email or write to you to acknowledge receipt of your report, and to clarify any ambiguities.

The Archives has a policy of zero tolerance in relation to fraud.

All reports of suspected fraud will be investigated.

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