Your contribution will help protect our memories, keeping them alive, intact and authentic for generations to come.
To connect Australians, young and old, to our nation’s memory, National Archives of Australia secures, preserves and provides access to Australian Government records of enduring significance.
With a collection of 40 million records, preserving and sharing our precious memories is vitally important to our democracy – to identify who we are, where we come from and where we want to be, as a nation and as individuals.
Your donation is a gift to the nation and to future generations. Help support National Archives to protect and share our national memory and the benefits it brings for future generations – policy makers, historians and individual Australians alike.
Your donation will help...
Digitisation and preservation
Preserve service records, recordings of Indigenous languages and ceremonies, records on the environment, science and technology, national security, ad campaigns and much more.
Public collection access and research
Help people to discover parts of the collection most relevant to them: family histories, migration stories, Stolen Generations, historical moments and clandestine tales.
Support visitors to National Archives in Canberra and around Australia, in discovering the connections they have to the collection, and its relevance to life today.
Encourage new generations of Australians to connect to the past, so that they may learn how to affect a better future.