Neville Bonner was the first Aboriginal person to sit in the Commonwealth parliament, and was a respected commentator on Indigenous issues.
Charles Perkins led the Freedom Ride in 1965, and joined the Commonwealth Office of Aboriginal Affairs soon after, becoming a well-known national figure in Indigenous issues.
The Community Heritage Grants (CHG) program supports our aim to protect and provide access to Australia's cultural heritage. The program gives grants of up to $15,000 to community organisations such as libraries, archives, museums, genealogical and historical societies, multicultural and Indigenous groups.
Records disposal freeze: Records affecting the rights and entitlements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - Details of the records disposal freeze issued in 1996
The National Archives' Reconciliation Action Plan represents an exciting opportunity to find new ways of working together to make records of cultural, historical and personal significance available in culturally sensitive and appropriate ways.
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To help find records about themselves or their family, the National Archives has published books, guides, and articles.
Our annual reports, corporate plan and reconciliation action plan.
The National Archives holds records relating to the 1967 Referendum. It saw the highest YES vote ever recorded, in favour of removing content from the Australian Constitution that discriminated against Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples.
The National Archives of Australia has an extensive collection of images available to the media for publication.
Records authorities (RAs) are issued to individual agencies by the National Archives and cover agency-specific core business.
Records held by the National Archives of Australia help to tell the story of Aboriginal activism from as early as the 1930s. Petitions are an important part of this story.
The Bringing Them Home name index helps First Australians use our files to find information about themselves, their country and their history.
The National Archives holds many records relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their histories.
Public submissions from our valued stakeholders and clients providing thoughts about our role, functions, purposes, services and resourcing.
The National Archives of Australia is embracing the opportunities brought by the digital age by harnessing new technologies to strengthen governance, improve business processes and service delivery across government, and to improve access for the Australian community.
At this critical juncture, the role that the National Archives of Australia plays in the integrity and accessibility of government information has never been more important.
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