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.
Cabinet submission on immigration to Australia of non-Europeans and persons of partly non-European descent.
This Act, known as the Immigration Restriction Act, was passed by the Australian Parliament in 1901.
This is a letter written by William Cooper to the Minister for the Interior, Canberra, regarding the goals and views of the Australian Aborigines League.
This is a black-and-white formal portrait of Ellum Deen, taken in India in 1913.
This is a letter written to King George V from the East Indian community of Australia, regarding a visit to India by the Prince of Wales in 1921.
A letter from LL Hogan and Smith solicitors, asking why the Department of Home Affairs objected to providing a certificate of naturalisation for their client.
This report is part of a series of official documents concerning Wolf Klaphake, a German national who was classed as an enemy alien and held in an internment camp in Australia.
This is an internment document for Tatura camp internee Wolf Klaphake. Interned for more than four years, Klaphake came to Australia to escape Nazi Germany.