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.
Letter to the Secretary of the Council for Scientific & Industrial Research regarding salt levels in the Eastern wheat belt.
In a country that experiences severe drought and devastating floods, water is both precious and damaging. It also offers opportunities to generate renewable energy, which is not without controversy.
Australia is one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world. Our landscapes and ecosystems have changed with the introduction of new plants and farming practices.
Conservation often involves conflicting goals or values. Balancing economic development with environmental protection generates passionate public debate and can throw the government into conflict.
Many inventive Australians have shared their ideas, plans and prototypes with the government, from Dr Victor Chang’s heart valve to the Hills Hoist rotary clothesline.
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