Christmas/New Year opening hours

Reading Room

Changes to opening hours for our reading room at the Western Sydney Records Centre over the holiday period are as follows:

Monday 23 December 2019 to Wednesday 1 January 2020

OPEN 9am-4pm
Thursday 2 January to Friday 3 January 2020
(note the change of closing time)

OPEN 10am-4pm
Saturday 4 January 2020

Normal opening hours will resume Tuesday 7 January 2020. Please remember the reading room is closed on Mondays.

The Government Records Repository (GRR)

The GRR will be operating at reduced hours during the Christmas and New Year close-down period of 23 December 2019 to 3 January 2020.

Our standard operating hours during this period will be from 8am to 4pm on working days, excluding weekends and public holidays. The GRR will be closed on 25-26 December 2019 and 1 January 2020.

The GRR will provide one delivery per day during the close-down period. The standard retrieval service for requests received will be next day delivery, providing request is received by 4pm the previous working day. All requests for retrieval outside these times will be charged at our urgent or after hours rates.

Normal operating hours of 7am to 6pm will resume on 6 January 2020.

Agency Services

Archives retrieval will not be operating from Monday 23 December 2019 to Wednesday 1 January 2020.

Operating Hours

  • Thursday 2 January to Friday 3 January 2020. Hours 8am to 4pm 

During this period Archives Retrieval will only be operating one delivery per day. Our Standard retrieval service for this period will be a next day service. If you request a file or box by 4pm you will receive it the following working day. You should expect your files in the late morning or early afternoon.

Regular operating hours resume

  • Monday 6 January 2020

Season's Greetings from all of us at NSW State Archives

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