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 set of three images shows the petition to Queen Elizabeth II organised in 1972 by the Larrakia people of the Kulaluk area (near Darwin) in the Northern Territory.
This is the record of a top secret federal Cabinet decision on 26 July 1971 to withdraw Australian forces from Vietnam.
This is a black-and-white photograph of activists at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy on the lawns of (Old) Parliament House in Canberra in 1974.
Draft letter reply from Prime Minister Williams McMahon to Mr AB Wilson, regarding the development of the Gordon River area.
This incident report regarding the 'kidnapping' of Sonia McMahon, is one of several reports on matters concerning the security of Prime Minister McMahon's family between 1971 and 1973.
This is a black-and-white photograph of the Rt Hon. Sir William McMahon, Australia's twentieth Prime Minister. It is an official photograph taken when he was treasurer.
A black-and-white cartoon portraying prime minister Gough Whitlam immediately after his election.