Reconciliation Week Archives Tour

A special Reconciliation Week tour of the archives that ventures beyond the Get Smart security doors, through the air locks and into the repository.

Symposium: Film in the Colony

CFP deadline: Saturday 25 March 2017 13–14 July 2017, Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision, Wellington, New Zealand The early decades of cinema (1890s to 1940s) coincide with the late colonial periods of three southern-hemisphere British colonies: New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. In each colony films were made about indigenous peoples, and their relationships with Read more …

National Archives Preservation Facility

The NAA has announced there will be disruption to public access to their Canberra-based archive collection from 30 October 2016 to 1 July 2017, as records are relocated from multiple repositories and rehoused in the National Archives Preservation Facility (NAPF) in Canberra. The NAPF is a purpose-designed, environmentally sustainable building with storage for approximately 15 Read more …

Forging Links: People, Systems, Archives

31st National Conference of the Australian Society of Archivists This conference will explore the themes of collaboration, sustainability, accountability and transformation and will look at how technology is changing the way archivists relate to users, to records and content. Key Dates 16 May 2016: Registrations open 31 July 2016: Early-bird registration closes September 2016: Call Read more …