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.

Events at the National Archives of Australia may be photographed and recorded. Please inform the photographer if you do not want your photograph taken.

Speakers Corner: A man for all seasons

Friday 15 March, 6–8pm | Canberra

newspaper clipping.The Right Honourable Sir George Reid.
NAA: A5954, 1299/2 PHOTO PL492/2

The political life of Australia's fourth prime minister, George Reid, was only one part of his contribution to his colony and country. Historian Dr David Headon illuminates the significant and surprising legacy of this all-but-forgotten figure.

As part of this event Dr Eileen Chanin, Research Associate at the Australian Studies Institute, will launch her new book Capital Designs: Australia House and Visions of an Imperial London with special guest introduction by Philip Flood AO. The book will be available for purchase and for signing by Dr Chanin.

This event is co-hosted by the National Archives of Australia and the Australian Studies Institute (ANU).

Molonglo Theatre, J.G. Crawford Building
Australian National University
132 Lennox Crossing
Acton ACT 2601

Free, bookings essential

Disloyal Queenslanders: World War I security

Wednesday 10 April and Friday 12 April, 10am | Brisbane

Alien registration certificate No 6 of 1916.
NAA: BP4/3, CHINESE HEE WILLIAM AH

Learn about the surveillance, internment and deportation of aliens resident in Queensland during World War I.

National Archives Queensland Office
16 Corporate Drive
Cannon Hill QLD 417

Free, bookings essential – email events@naa.gov.au

Introduction to the National Archives

Thursday 11 April, 10.30am | Perth

Perth, 1948.
NAA: K1131, W1145/A

Join us in the new Western Australia Office to learn about our unique and rich collection.

Ground Floor, William Square
45 Francis Street
Northbridge WA 6003

Free, bookings essential – email events@naa.gov.au

'Enemy aliens', fortune tellers and madams: stories from Northbridge

Thursday 30 May, 10.30am | Perth

Swan Barracks, Francis Street, Perth, 1965.
NAA: K1067, 110

Northbridge – home of the WA Office – has a fascinating history. Hear about some of its former residents and the traces they have left in the National Archives.

Ground Floor, William Square
45 Francis Street
Northbridge WA 6003

Free, bookings essential – email events@naa.gov.au

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