State Records Home
Personal tools
You are here :: Home State Records News

State Records News

Stay up-to-date with all the latest news from State Records!
Proposed changes to the Copyright Act 1968
The proposed changes to the Copyright Act 1968 will have an impact on how public archives and libraries and key cultural institutions, including State Records NSW, handle copyright material
This month in history - February
Browse through the archives day by day and month by month. Highlights for February include: 1955 the six o'clock swill was abolished in NSW (1st); 1955 Queen Elizabeth II arrived at Farm Cove in Sydney to begin a two-month visit to Australia (3rd); 1788 the Colony of New South Wales was formally proclaimed (7th); 1879 Ned Kelly and his gang arrived in Jerilderie to carry out a daring raid on the local bank (8th); 1788 the first marriage ceremony was conducted by the Reverend Richard Johnson (10th); 1876 the current state flag for NSW was adopted (15th); 1793 the first school in the Colony opened (18th); 1792 the first land grant is recorded as being granted to James Ruse (22nd).
Don't miss a valuable exhibit in Sydney's west
Residents of Sydney’s greater west are reminded that time is running out to view a unique historical exhibition in their area.
Listing of probate packets 1914-1918
The 31,443 probate packets, numbered Series 4-67547 to Series 4-99142, are now listed and available for searching in our catalogue.
Research Topics - an A-Z list into our collection
For each topic we have gathered together useful links and sources, indexes and fact sheets. From "Architecture" and "Death Records" to "Local History" and "Railway Workers" your research awaits!
NSW Anzac Centenary - Records of NSW and WWI
Centenary of WWI and Anzac commemorative activities. Our exhibition and website draws from State Records collection to look at life in New South Wales during the war years.
Document Actions