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.
After the outbreak of World War I, the federal parliament, following the lead of Britain, passed the War Precautions Act 1914.
The women and families of injured World War I veterans took on the bulk of their day-to-day care.
This is a letter to the Bureau of Science and Industry regarding the destruction of prickly pear.
The Defence Act 1909, a law to be enforced by medical officers during World War I.
This is a two-page memo for the Department of External Affairs, regarding 'imposter' Chinese-Australians attempting to trick customs officers.
Black-and-white cartoon drawn by Alex Stitt is from the 1977 ‘Life. Be in it’ national public health campaign.
This black-and-white photograph shows the victorious Australian women's 4 x 100 metres track relay team holding their gold medals after the medal ceremony at the Melbourne Olympic Games.
A speech made by Prime Minister Harold Holt on 28 May 1967, in response to Referendum results.
The Constitution Alteration (Aboriginals) 1967, presented to the Governor-General, R.G. Casey, for his signature.