Notices

We are experiencing a large increase in demand for copying services. As a result, there will be delays in supplying copies of records, as we continue to process incoming requests.

Your patience at this time is appreciated.

Search the collection

Use RecordSearch to conduct a:

  • Basic search
  • Advanced search
  • NameSearch
  • PhotoSearch or
  • Passenger arrivals index search

Note: RecordSearch contains names and images of Indigenous Australians now deceased.

New PhotoSearch

Try our new PhotoSearch – browse, discover, map and share.

Ask us a question

Ask us a question about records in the collection. We undertake basic reference work free of charge and aim to respond to inquiries within 30 days.

RecordSearch Forum

The RecordSearch Forum is a place where you can share tips on using RecordSearch with other users, ask questions about how best to search for records, or provide feedback to the Archives on RecordSearch.

Access Examination Project

Track the Archives' progress on clearing its access examination backlog.

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