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Transition to digital service delivery (fees and charges)
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The Archives is committed to making its collection available online and through its network of reading rooms located in every state and territory capital city. To date, digital copies of over 41…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Allen Feb 21.

Preserving your history for the future

The construction of the National Archives Preservation Facility (NAPF) in Canberra is an exciting evolution for the Archives. It will ensure the preservation of our irreplaceable collection continues…Continue

Started Oct 27, 2016

Update on how you can view digital copies via RecordSearch
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We have just released an update on how our digital copies are viewed via RecordSearch.Where there is a digitised item (Photographic or paper) a new viewer has been developed which enables:Single view…Continue

Tags: RecordSearch, Digital copy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leslie Weatherall Feb 5, 2015.

 

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Elizabeth Allen replied to Leslie Weatherall's discussion Transition to digital service delivery (fees and charges)
"Leslie,   Thanks for your reply - looks like my only option is a 10 hour return trip to Canberra in the future - unable to do this at present unfortunately Elizabeth"
Feb 21
Leslie Weatherall replied to Leslie Weatherall's discussion Transition to digital service delivery (fees and charges)
"Dear Elizabeth, Thank you for your reply. To view original records you will need to visit the reading room of the office where they are located (Canberra in the case of WWII Army records). Records are not transferred interstate, to ensure…"
Feb 21
Elizabeth Allen replied to Leslie Weatherall's discussion Transition to digital service delivery (fees and charges)
"Leslie,  I understand what you mean but unfortunately these large price increases have put access out of the reach of many people including myself Do you know if WW2 army records which are not online would be available in Sydney in the Chester…"
Feb 14
Leslie Weatherall posted a discussion

Transition to digital service delivery (fees and charges)

The Archives is committed to making its collection available online and through its network of reading rooms located in every state and territory capital city. To date, digital copies of over 41 million pages of records are available online through the Archives’ collection catalogue, RecordSearch, and new images are added each week. Our on-demand digitisation service allows researchers to quickly and easily order online digital copies of records they require within our published standards of…See More
Feb 14
Leslie Weatherall commented on lesley edwards's blog post family research
"Hi Lesley, Please fill out and submit the following form. One of our Reference officers will then be able to conduct a search and let you know the outcome. Request for Passenger Arrival records Thank you, Leslie (Archives staff)"
Jan 20
Leslie Weatherall replied to Elizabeth Allen's discussion COST OF DIGITAL WW2 WAR RECORD
"Hi Elizabeth, Thank you for your message. As part of the move to provide more of our services online, the price changes will enable the cost-recovery of digitisation and ensure greater digital access to the collection in the future. All of our World…"
Jan 20
Leslie Weatherall replied to Elizabeth Allen's discussion FYNMORE brothers in WW1
"Hi Elizabeth, Please send your request through via the following form, which is our preferred method of receiving inquiries. General reference inquiry form Thank you, Leslie (Archives staff)"
Nov 4, 2016
Leslie Weatherall posted a discussion

Preserving your history for the future

The construction of the National Archives Preservation Facility (NAPF) in Canberra is an exciting evolution for the Archives. It will ensure the preservation of our irreplaceable collection continues into the future.  There will be disruption to access to the Canberra-based collection from 30 October 2016 to 1 July 2017 as we relocate 15 million records from multiple repositories and rehouse them in the NAPF. During this time we may not be able to meet the service standards set out in our…See More
Oct 27, 2016
Leslie Weatherall commented on Colin Nicholls's blog post closed file
"Dear Colin, Thank you for your message regarding your uncle's file. Without knowing the details of the record you are referring to, I am unable provide advice. Could you please fill and submit the following linked form - we will then be able to…"
Aug 18, 2016
Leslie Weatherall replied to Craig Anthony Bounds's discussion International Movement Records requests
"Dear Craig, Thank you for your message. Unfortunately the National Archives of Australia are unable to assist you. You will need to speak with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, as this is where you sent your request. The…"
Aug 18, 2016
Leslie Weatherall replied to enricod1's discussion Database of Italian POW WW2
"Dear Enrico, Thank you for your question regarding Italian Prisoners of War during WWII. Majority of the records on Italian POW's in our collection have been described at item level. To access the descriptions of these records, I have provided…"
Jun 30, 2016
Leslie Weatherall replied to Doreen Anderson's discussion "GEORGIC" - Melbourne 1949
"Dear Doreen, I have located the incoming passenger list for the Georgic arriving in February 1949. You will be able to view the digital copy via the following link. Incoming passenger list Georgic 6 Feb 1949 Thanks, Leslie (Archives staff)"
Apr 27, 2016
Leslie Weatherall replied to Robin Sharvin's discussion Lost Friend
"Dear Robin, Thank you for your questions relating to tracing information on Miss Christine Woolmington. The arrival record can be found via the link below, which provides further details. Incoming passenger cards Jan-Jun 1966 The best place to start…"
Apr 27, 2016
Leslie Weatherall replied to Jan Bons's discussion Seeking for Van der Klooster
"Dear Jans, Thank you for your question relating to Peter van der Klooster and family who immigrated in 1962. Could you please fill in our Immigration form, linked below. We will then be able to conduct a thorough search of our records. Immigration…"
Apr 27, 2016
Leslie Weatherall replied to Sue cavanagh's discussion Medal
"Hi Sue, Thank you for your question. The National Archives holds the following registers which may provide the information you are requesting. A13289, Registers of Badges awarded to World War II Service personnel, Mothers and Widows, and Female…"
Apr 27, 2016
Leslie Weatherall replied to Lynette Russell's discussion BAAS records
"Hi Lynette, Using the information you have provided - I have located the following which may be the record you are looking for. A452, 1959/4708 - Anthropological and Ethnological Collections of Papua and New Guinea (Barcode 75955) All the best with…"
Apr 27, 2016

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At 17:49 on August 16, 2014, BOON, Janet Lorraine said…
My Father Harry Alfred Boon
Mother Edith Hilda Boon
and myself Janet Lorraine Boon born 1945
emigrated on Ten pound scheme to Australia from Tilbury dock England 1951 arriving Melbourne June ?
I thought the ship name was Aranche but find no record of it or any passenger lists of that time. Can anyone help?
At 18:00 on August 19, 2014, Linda Rhead said…
Hello, Leslie,

Many thanks, I did indeed receive an email informing me that the order was completed and have since been able to view the digital copy of the service record.

Linda

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