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This week in History 25 -30 August
1824 the first meeting of the Legislative Council of NSW was held in Government House (25th); 1902 the Women's Franchise Act gave women the right to vote in state elections (27th); 1817 explorers John Oxley and George Evans arrived back in Bathurst after exploring the Lachlan and Macquarie rivers (29th); Intercolonial Exhibition of General Industries and Arts opened in Sydney (30th).
Reading Room Closure 12 September 2014
The reading room will be closed from 1pm on Friday 12 September 2014 due to a Centenary of Anzac commemoration function being held in the building.
Garden Palace Gallery
The Garden Palace was situated just south of the present Conservatorium of Music and was built for the 1879 Sydney International Exhibition. In 1882 fire completely destroyed the building.
New improved OpenGov website
State Records NSW is pleased to announce that a new improved OpenGov NSW is now online.
History Week Event - 10 September 2014
World War 1 as documented in the NSW State archives
New survey for public customers
We'd  love to know how you feel about using our services.
August issue of Now&Then
The latest issue features information on our NSW Anzac Centenary commemorations; Spotlight on Mental Health Records of Ex-Military Personnel; our new customer survey; online news and updates; our Blog and Flickr updates and more!
Through the lens: Central Railway Station, Sydney
This digital gallery highlights the transformation of Central Railway Station from its opening in 1855 to 1921 when the clocktower was completed.
Digital archives tools and advice now available
Digital archives tools and advice now available
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