RecordSearch is the National Archives of Australia's online collection database.
It describes over 8.1 million records created by 9000 Australian Government agencies, mostly since 1901.
Searchable records include documents, photographs, posters, maps, films and sound recordings. Generally, you can access records once they enter the open access period. For more information, see Fact sheet 10 – Access to records under the Archives Act.
We continuously add new descriptions and digital images. Currently, 23.2 million digital images are available for viewing.