What is an Archive?

An archive is a collection of historical records brought together, kept and preserved for explicit reasons to provide information about a place, organisation or society.

Acts Relevant to Archives

Archives Act 1983

Copyright Amendment (Digital Agenda) Act 2000

Information Privacy Act 2009

Privacy Act 1988

Public Records Act 2002


Significance 2.0: a Guide to Assessing the Significance of Collections by Roslyn Russell and Kylie Winkworth is a guide to help define the meaning and value of items in heritage collections.