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.
Excerpt from ABC radio broadcast of the Prime Minister's address to the nation.
The Antarctic Treaty was signed by 12 nations on 1 December 1959. It has been hailed as the first disarmament treaty of the nuclear age.
A black-and-white Australian World War II propaganda poster.
This is the record of discussions and decisions of a meeting of the Australian War Cabinet held in Melbourne on 8 December 1941.
This is a memorandum regarding the White Australia Policy, 29 May 1941.
This is a newspaper article about the White Australia Policy, as published by The Malaya Tribune, 03 May 1947.
Letter to the editor, Daily Telegraph, opposing the migration of Japanese citizens to Australia.
This document is a World War II Instrument of Surrender by Japanese Forces in New Guinea, New Britain, New Ireland, Bougainville and adjacent islands.
This is a personal message from Prime Minister John Curtin to W Nash, regarding Japan and World War II.