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 record is a photo taken of a protest site in 1984 in the Daintree rainforest.
This record is a photo taken during an anti-nuclear rally in 1984.
This is a cabinet paper created by the Australian government to describe a petition it received from Yorta Yorta man William Cooper.
This record is a letter written by Yorta Yorta man William Cooper.
Prior to 1975, in order to divorce, one party – the husband or wife – had to prove that the other party had committed a ‘matrimonial offence’ such as domestic violence.
Excerpt from ABC radio interview with first Vietnam War conscientious objector to be jailed.
A letter from ophthalmologist Fred Hollows about witnessing racial discrimination, and a reply from Lionel Murphy, then Attorney-General of Australia.
A 32-page document written by the University of Melbourne's Immigration Reform Group in 1960 promoted migration reform. It was revised and reprinted in 1962.
This is a two-page letter written by Tasmanian Premier Robin Gray, regarding development at the Franklin Dam, Tasmania.