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.
This is a passport photograph of Jessie Street, an internationally renowned Australian activist known for part of her life as 'Red Jessie'.
This is a black-and-white photograph of activists at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy on the lawns of (Old) Parliament House in Canberra in 1974.
This is a memo to the Secretary, Australian Commission, Kuala Lumpur from 29 January 1957 regarding female Asian tourist visas.
Black-and-white photograph of Adélie penguins at Cape Denison.
Letter to Lord Forster, Governor-General, regarding Indian migrants.
This is a black-and-white advertisement for a supposed "miraculous" herbal medicine.
Advertisement for Hardie's Fibrolite Pipes, encouraging a proactive approach regarding droughts .
This is a black-and-white photograph of a display in the window of a Brisbane telegraph office.
An urgent telegram written to Customs regarding dictation tests.