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 letter from a member of the public offers encouragement to Prime Minister John Howard in his attempts to strengthen firearm laws following the 1996 Port Arthur massacre.
These maps show Norman B Tindale’s attempt to record First Australian language groups. They illustrate the diversity of these languages.
These records are the ‘Return of the Writ’ from the electorates of Braddon and Bass in Tasmania for the 1967 referendum.
This is a colour map indicating the major scenic areas located upstream of the Gordon-below-Franklin Scheme in Tasmania, Australia.
This is a two-page letter written by Tasmanian Premier Robin Gray, regarding development at the Franklin Dam, Tasmania.
A photograph of Tarraleah Power Station, next to a river below feed pipes on the hillside.
This document records a federal Cabinet decision made on 30 May 1983 that acknowledged the need to consider projects to provide employment for Tasmanians.
This is a cabinet minute from 1983, outlining the Commonwealth's strategy to stop the Franklin Dam in Tasmania.
Information provided by the Hydro-Electric Commission regarding the reasons for Lake Pedder being enlarged.