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[[Australia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Australian Capital Territory, Australia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Archives and Libraries'''
  
*[http://naa.gov.au/about-us/publications/fact-sheets/fs86.aspx Family History Sources Held in Canberra.] Fact sheet 86. Canberra: National Archives of Australia. <br>
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The Australian Capital Territory is home to a number of libraries and archival collections. As the site of the national capital, it hosts collections of national significance including specialist collections. The two universities have research and teaching libraries and institutional and specialist archives. The Parliament and public service have collections although these may have restricted access. The ACT Public Library and other community libraries have holdings of interest to family and local historians.
*[http://www.aa.gov.au/ National Archives of Australia] holds many family history-related records. Read about beginning genealogy at the National Archives by [http://www.naa.gov.au/services/family-historians/index.aspx clicking here].<br>
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*[http://education.nationalcapital.gov.au/index.asp National Capital Authority Education Portal]<br>
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== National Public Collections  ==
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=== National Archives of Australia  ===
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The [http://www.naa.gov.au/about-us/organisation/locations/canberra.aspx National Office] of the [http://www.naa.gov.au/ National Archives of Australia] (NAA) is located in Parkes, ACT. The NAA is the official repository for the Commonwealth Government including the personal papers of Commonwealth officeholders and senior employees. It holds significant records of interest to family historians including military, immigration and naturalisation files. It also offers advice about conserving your personal archives.
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| Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes, ACT
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| PO Box 7425, Canberra Mail Centre, ACT 2610
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| +61 (02) 6212 3600
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| +61 (02) 6212 3699
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| archives@naa.gov.au
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| http://www.naa.gov.au
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If you are unable to visit Canberra to use the [http://www.naa.gov.au/about-us/organisation/locations/canberra.aspx reading room], you may be able to [http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/using/order/index.aspx request copying] or use a [http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs40.aspx professional researcher].
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*[http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/family-history/index.aspx NAA Family History] resources
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*[http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/by-number/index.aspx NAA Fact Sheets]
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**[http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs86.aspx Family History] sources held in the ACT.
  
 
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*[http://education.nationalcapital.gov.au/index.asp National Capital Authority Education Portal]
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Australia Gotoarrow.png Australian Capital Territory, Australia Gotoarrow.png Archives and Libraries

The Australian Capital Territory is home to a number of libraries and archival collections. As the site of the national capital, it hosts collections of national significance including specialist collections. The two universities have research and teaching libraries and institutional and specialist archives. The Parliament and public service have collections although these may have restricted access. The ACT Public Library and other community libraries have holdings of interest to family and local historians.

National Public Collections

National Archives of Australia

The National Office of the National Archives of Australia (NAA) is located in Parkes, ACT. The NAA is the official repository for the Commonwealth Government including the personal papers of Commonwealth officeholders and senior employees. It holds significant records of interest to family historians including military, immigration and naturalisation files. It also offers advice about conserving your personal archives.

Street address Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes, ACT
Postal address PO Box 7425, Canberra Mail Centre, ACT 2610
Phone +61 (02) 6212 3600
Fax +61 (02) 6212 3699
Email archives@naa.gov.au
Website http://www.naa.gov.au

If you are unable to visit Canberra to use the reading room, you may be able to request copying or use a professional researcher.



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