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National Archives of Australia

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Our way: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander protocols

In 2021, the National Archives of Australia announced new protocols to guide its Indigenous community engagement and records management. These protocols aim to develop a culturally competent organisation that will facilitate trust between the National Archives and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Digital continuity 2020 policy

The Digital Continuity 2020 policy is aligned with the work of the Digital Transformation Office and builds on the foundations of previously issued transition policies. The National Archives is responsible for leading the implementation of the Digital Continuity 2020 policy.

A guide to government records about Aboriginal people in Victoria

This guide has been made possible through generous funding from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria. It contains comprehensive information about records and record series relating to Victorian Aboriginal people and Aboriginal affairs.

Commonwealth government records about the Northern Territory

This guide has been produced to commemorate the centenary of the Commonwealth Government's acquisition of the Northern Territory from South Australia. The guide's prime focus is the Commonwealth's period of administration (often referred to as 'the Commonwealth era'), although it does begin with a chapter...

Aboriginal deaths in custody: the Royal Commission and its records, 1987–97

This guide is the only comprehensive listing of the huge volume of records created by the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. The records include individual case files, submissions, research reports, the papers of the Commissioners and staff, the records of legal counsel, and...