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.
In this draft letter, Prime Minister Bob Hawke expresses his desire to work cooperatively with state and territory governments to reduce emissions that cause depletion of the ozone layer.
This is an excerpt from the Sex Discrimination Act 1984.
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.
This is a colour photograph that shows Bob Hawke speaking at a rally to protest the dismissal of the Whitlam government.
This colour photograph, taken on 17 December 1982, shows a protest coordinated by the Tasmanian Wilderness Society (TWS) against a decision by the Tasmanian Government to dam the Franklin River.
This black-and-white photograph shows a rising mushroom cloud resulting from a British nuclear test conducted at Maralinga in South Australia in 1957.
This colour photograph shows Queen Elizabeth II seated at a table in Government House, Canberra, signing the Proclamation of the Australia Act (Cth) on 2 March 1986.
This is a black-and-white photograph of the Hon Robert James Lee Hawke, Australia's twenty-third Prime Minister.