Addresses of Australian archival institutions – Fact sheet 2

National institutions holding archival material

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

The Principal
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Lawson Crescent
ACTON ACT 2601

GPO Box 553
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Tel: (02) 6246 1111
Fax: (02) 6261 4285

Australian National Maritime Museum

The Director
Australian National Maritime Museum
2 Murray Street
Darling Harbour
SYDNEY NSW 2009

GPO Box 5131
SYDNEY NSW 2001

Tel: (02) 9298 3777
Fax: (02) 9298 3780
Email: info@anmm.gov.au

Australian War Memorial

The Director
Australian War Memorial
Treloar Crescent
CAMPBELL ACT 2612

GPO Box 345
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Tel: (02) 6243 4315
Fax: (02) 6243 4545
Email: info@awm.gov.au

National Film and Sound Archive

The Director
National Film and Sound Archive
McCoy Circuit
ACTON ACT 2601

GPO Box 2002
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Tel: 1800 067 274 or
(02) 6248 2000
Fax: (02) 6248 2222
Email: enquiries@nfsa.gov.au

National Library of Australia

The Director-General
National Library of Australia
Parkes Place
CANBERRA ACT 2600

Tel: (02) 6262 1111
Fax: (02) 6257 1703

National Museum of Australia

The Director
National Museum of Australia
Lawson Crescent
Acton Peninsula
CANBERRA ACT 2600

GPO Box 1901
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Tel: (02) 6208 5000
Fax: (02) 6208 5099
Email: information@nma.gov.au

Noel Butlin Archives Centre

The University Archivist
Noel Butlin Archives Centre
ANU Archives Program
Australian National University 
Menzies Building 2 
ACTON ACT 0200

Tel: (02) 6125 2219
Fax: (02) 6125 0140
Email: butlin.archives@anu.edu.au

Collection includes records of business, trade unions and employer bodies, and papers of individuals involved in the labour movement and Australian industry.

National Gallery of Australia

The Director
National Gallery of Australia
Parkes Place
CANBERRA ACT 2600

GPO Box 1150
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Tel: (02) 6240 6530
Fax: (02) 6273 2155
Email: rlr@nga.gov.au 

Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House
(includes the Australian Prime Ministers Centre)

The Director
Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House 
18 King George Terrace, Parkes
CANBERRA ACT 2600

PO Box 7088
CANBERRA BC ACT 2610

Tel: (02) 6270 8222 
Email: info@moadoph.gov.au

State and Territory government archives

Australian Capital Territory

Reference Archivist 
Territory Records Office
GPO Box 158
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Tel: (02) 6207 5726
Fax: (02) 6207 5835
Email: archives@act.gov.au

New South Wales

The Director
NSW State Records
PO Box 516
KINGSWOOD NSW 2747

Tel: (02) 9673 1788
Fax: (02) 9833 4518
Email: info@records.nsw.gov.au

Western Sydney Records Centre
143 O'Connell Street
KINGSWOOD NSW 2747

Northern Territory

The Principal Archivist
Northern Territory Archives Service
Kelsey Crescent
MILLNER NT 0810

GPO Box 874
DARWIN NT 0801

Tel: (08) 8999 6890 (reference inquiries)
Tel: (08) 8924 7677
Fax: (08) 8924 7660
Email: ntac@nt.gov.au

The NTAS also has an office in Alice Springs.

Queensland

The State Archivist
Queensland State Archives
435 Compton Road
RUNCORN QLD 4113

PO Box 1397
SUNNYBANK HILLS QLD 4109

Tel: (07) 3131 7777
Fax: (07) 3131 7764
Email: info@archives.qld.gov.au

South Australia

GPO Box 2343
ADELAIDE SA 5001

Tel: (08) 8204 8791
Email: srsaPublicAccess@sa.gov.au

Research Centre:
State Library of South Australia
Corner North Terrace and Kintore Avenue
ADELAIDE SA 5000

Tasmania

The Manager
Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office 
91 Murray Street
HOBART TAS 7000

Tel: (03) 6165 5541
Fax: (03) 6233 7902
Email: taho@education.tas.gov.au

Victoria

Director & Keeper of the Public Records
Public Record Office Victoria
PO Box 2100
NORTH MELBOURNE VIC 3051

Victorian Archives Centre
99 Shiel Street
NORTH MELBOURNE VIC 3053

Tel: (03) 9348 5600
Fax: (03) 9348 5656
Email: enquiries@prov.vic.gov.au

The PRO also has a search room at Ballarat.

Western Australia

State Archivist and Executive Director State Records
State Records Office of Western Australia
Alexander Library Building 
Perth Cultural Centre
PERTH WA 6000

Tel: (08) 9427 3360
Fax: (08) 9427 3368
Email: sro@sro.wa.gov.au

State and Territory libraries

Australian Capital Territory

Librarian
ACT Heritage Library
Level 1, Woden Library
Corner Corinna and Furzer Streets
PHILLIP ACT 2606

Tel: (02) 6207 5163
Fax: (02) 6207 5835
Email: act.heritage.library@act.gov.au

New South Wales

The State Librarian
State Library of New South Wales
Macquarie Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000

Tel: (02) 9273 1414
Fax: (02) 9273 1255
Email: library@sl.nsw.gov.au

Northern Territory

The Manager
Northern Territory Library
Parliament House
Corner Bennett and Mitchell Streets
DARWIN NT 0801

GPO Box 42
DARWIN NT 0801

Tel: 1800 019 155 or
(08) 8999 7177
Email: ntl.info@nt.gov.au

Queensland

The State Librarian
State Library of Queensland
Cultural Centre
Stanley Place 
SOUTH BANK QLD 4000

PO Box 3488
SOUTH BRISBANE QLD 4101

Tel: (07) 3840 7666
Fax: (07) 3840 7873

South Australia

The Director
State Library of South Australia
Corner North Terrace and
Kintore Avenue
ADELAIDE SA 5000

GPO Box 419
ADELAIDE SA 5001

Tel: (08) 8207 7250
Fax: (08) 8207 7307
Email: info@slsa.sa.gov.au

Tasmania

The Manager  
State Library of Tasmania 
91 Murray Street
HOBART TAS 7000

Tel: (03) 6233 7511
Fax: (03) 6233 0927
Email: linc@education.tas.gov.au

Victoria

The Director
State Library of Victoria
328 Swanston Street
MELBOURNE VIC 3000

Tel: (03) 8664 7002

Western Australia

The Chief Executive Officer and State Librarian
State Library of Western Australia
25 Francis Street
Perth Cultural Centre
PERTH WA 6000

Tel: (08) 9427 3111
Fax: (08) 9427 3256
Email: info@slwa.wa.gov.au

For details of the hours of opening of the reading/search rooms of institutions referred to in this fact sheet please contact the relevant institution.

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