Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that the National Archives' website and collection contain the names, images and voices of people who have died.
Some records include terms and views that are not appropriate today. They reflect the period in which they were created and are not the views of the National Archives.
The North Melbourne air crash of 1943 occurred just a few hundred metres from where the National Archives' Victoria office is now located.
Australia’s response to the Spanish flu pandemic was marked by disagreements between state and federal governments.
Four tiny specks of moon rock are one of the most significant objects held in the collection of the National Archives of Australia.
A colourful program for the Postmaster-General's Ball, 1960 .
We look at the state-of-the art technology that helped visitors explore Expo 88 in Brisbane.
A 1933 shark attack in Townsville spurs the Queensland Country Women's Association into action.
From the end of World War II to 1965, over 650 Japanese women migrated to Australia as the wives and fiancees of Australian servicemen.
Petitions were a key part of earning Australian women the right to vote.
A digitised WWII service record sheds new light on the career of a pioneering Australian servicewoman.
A brief history of Lytton Quarantine Station in Brisbane, Queensland.
In the immediate post-World War II years, the Postmaster-General’s Department was determined to deliver Christmas cheer on time.
Thousands of WWII service people joined the Caterpillar Club: an exclusive organisation for people who had bailed out of an incapacitated aircraft.