Media releases for 2017

There are 13 media releases below.


Time to recognise Australian Government digital excellence

Friday, 3 November 2017

Significant awards recognising Australian Government excellence in digital information management are open for nominations.


Fragment of moon rock makes rare appearance

Monday, 4 September 2017

A fragment of moon rock, held by the National Archives of Australia, is making a rare appearance in the new exhibition From outback to outer space: Woomera 1...

Research scholarships announced

Monday, 11 September 2017

The National Archives of Australia and the Australian Historical Association (AHA) have awarded two new research scholarships to support continued exploratio...


Return of company records to Japan

Thursday, 20 July 2017

On Tuesday 18 July the National Archives of Australia agreed to return to Japan many thousands of archival records that were seized during World War II.


Gough Whitlam's Youth Revealed in New Exhibition

Thursday, 22 June 2017

A new exhibition at the National Archives of Australia in Canberra reveals the influences in youth that made Gough Whitlam an icon.

Safeguarding the nation's memory

Friday, 9 June 2017

The Australian Government today officially opened the new National Archives Preservation Facility in Canberra as part of its ongoing commitment to our nation.


Archives recognises digital excellence

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

The National Archives of Australia used the launch of Information Awareness Month in Canberra last night to highlight the need for executive level buy-in for...


New standard for creating and managing information

Friday, 28 April 2017

The National Archives of Australia will today launch a new Australian Government standard to help manage the government’s growing business information.

One hundred untold stories from World War I

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Men and women irreparably damaged by war– the gassed, the crippled, the insane – are among those who feature in One Hundred Stories, on show at the Nationa...

Report on Australian Government progress towards digital information management published

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Three-quarters of government agencies now manage their records digitally according to a new report by the National Archives of Australia.


Indigenous Australians at war

Friday, 24 March 2017

Two new exhibitions at the National Archives shine light on Indigenous Australians at war and the prejudice they faced at home when they returned – Facing Two Fronts: the fight for respect and ...


Funds for research into NT Chinese merchants and women in Australian politics

Thursday, 16 February 2017

The National Archives of Australia and the Australian Historical Association (AHA) have awarded two new scholarships to support research ...


Sex education, Chinese Anzacs … and more

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Sex education, Chinese Anzacs, Advance Australia Fair and CWA activism are some of the new topics on show in the National Archives' Memory of a Nation exhibi...