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. Printable program brochure (pdf, 1.23MB)

Discover your Anzac family history

Cormack, Private Francis James, Bond of Sacrifice Collection.

Free workshop

Learn how to use the website Discovering Anzacs to access original World War One records and build an online profile for family members who served.

Bring your own device and explore interactive features that allow you to add stories, photos, letters and service details.

Includes a free tour of the Memory of a Nation exhibition and a showcase of original records.

Part of National Family History Month.

Sunday 31 August, 2.00pm to 4.00pm

National Archives of Australia
Queen Victoria Terrace
Parkes ACT

Free, bookings essential: limited places, Book now via Eventbrite.

Fade to grey – preserving digital photographs

Leave a ‘virtual shoebox’ for your family. Photo: iStock
Leave a 'virtual shoebox' for your family.
(Photo: iStock)

More photographs are taken today than any other time in history. But how permanent are they?

Discover the best ways to print and store digital photos and files at home, helping you to leave the best possible ‘virtual shoebox’ for the next generation of family historians.

Sunday 14 September, 2–4pm

National Archives of Australia
Queen Victoria Terrace
Parkes ACT

Free, bookings essential: Book now via Eventbrite.

Presented by: Cheryl Jackson, Senior Conservator at the National Archives.

Discovering Anzacs

Anzac Day march, Saint George's Terrace, 1965
Anzac Day march, Saint George's Terrace, 1965 (A1200, L50908)

Find out how to help the Archives create a unique profile of every Anzac who enlisted in WWI.

Thursday 6 November, 10.30am

Seminar Room
National Archives of Australia
384 Berwick Street
East Victoria Park, WA

Free, bookings essential: Bookings can be made via email at Vesna.liso@naa.gov.au or by phone on (08) 9470 7530

Presented by: Marjorie Bly

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