On 15 and 16 May, RecordSearch will be offline for some scheduled maintenance. During this time you will only be able to search and view online records. We apologise for any inconvenience.
From February 2014 our RecordSearch system allows you to view and download high resolution searchable PDFs for newly digitised records. On records where this is available the PDF icon and link will display.
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Note: RecordSearch contains names of images of Indigenous Australians now deceased.
Try our new PhotoSearch – browse, discover, map and share.
The RecordSearch Forum is a place where you can share tips on using RecordSearch with other users, ask questions about how best to search for records, or provide feedback to the Archives on RecordSearch.
Track the Archives' progress on clearing its access examination backlog.