Among the unique treasures are:
- passenger manifests for migrants arriving in Fremantle since 1898
- child migration selection documents for British and Maltese children arriving in Western Australia
- administrative records for Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
There are also fascinating records from the WA Post and Telecom Museum, including plans and photographs of post offices.
This guide is an essential reference for anyone wanting to access Commonwealth Government archival records held in Perth.