The National Archives’ learning resources are divided into broad themes to help you find what you’re looking for.
Discover photographs and documents about Australia’s engagement and relationships with the rest of the world.
Explore how Australians’ relationship with the natural world changed over the 20th century.
Discover the 20th-century history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples – their culture, their achievements, the discrimination they faced, and successful campaigns for change.
Discover how Australia's system of government was formed and the ways our democracy evolved over the 20th century.
Explore how social security and public health issues have been shaped by events and the government’s values at the time.
Discover the work of the CSIRO and Australian inventions and technological advances.
Discover the values, cultures and government policies that have helped shape Australia’s identity as a nation.
Explore Australia’s involvement in war, from government announcements and soldiers’ service files to repatriation schemes and commemoration activities.