Upcoming events

The National Archives has a program of events in Canberra and around the country, including public talks, research workshops and conferences. Browse papers and podcasts from past events.

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South Australia Office open day

Saturday 24 November 2018, 10am – 5pm | Adelaide


Members of the Australian Dance Theatre dance amongst passers-by at Adelaide's 1976 Festival.
NAA: A6135, K27/4/76/24.

You're invited to our South Australian office for a rare Saturday Open Day.

The Somerville Reading Room will be open all day for records viewing* and staff will be on hand for help with your research or to introduce you to using RecordSearch. Join our staff for a series of talks on what's new in the Archives – find out about significant projects such as the cataloguing of World War II Army pay files and digitisation of 19th century maritime records. The kids are welcome too – there will also be a talk about using the Archives' online resources for schools and students.

Bookings for talks are essential, please register online or come into the main body of the State Library and ask to speak to National Archives staff on the day.

*Note that requests to view records in the Reading Room must be made at least 5 days in advance.

State Library of South Australia
Cnr North Terrace and Kintore Avenue
Adelaide SA 5000

Free, bookings essential

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