State Records @ Kingswood, Western Sydney
The reading room
The WSRC (Western Sydney Records Centre) has ample parking and a well equipped readers lounge. Wheelchair access and accessible toilets are provided. Ramp access to the reading room is available via a separate entrance.
Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Sundays and Public Holidays - Closed
Nearest cross street: Great Western Highway. O'Connell St is L-shaped - follow it around the university the WSRC (143 O'Connell Street). The road through the University of Western Sydney (Werrington South Campus) to O'Connell Street is closed.
Public transport: Buses from both Penrith and St Marys stations stops regularly at the WSRC (143 O'Connell Street).
Viewing original records:
All original material is stored at the Western Sydney Records Centre. Pre-order records in advance of your visit and spend more time on your research while you are here.
Copy charges: 45 cents per page. Some records (mostly volumes) are charged at $2.00 per page.
Self-service microform copies: A4 size = $1.00 each. A3 size = $2.00 each.
Credit card payments: We accept MasterCard and Visa.
Local shops: Claremont Meadows and Kingswood. As there are no shops within walking distance we recommend you bring your lunch if you are staying for the whole day
Reader's lounge: A place for you to relax. We provide free tea and coffee and there is a fridge and a microwave.
The GRR manages records storage services for semi-active records created by NSW public sector bodies, including Government agencies, local councils, public hospitals and universities. The GRR, part of the Western Sydney Records Centre at Kingswood, is a secure, modern centralised records centre, providing for the special storage requirements of records, their retrieval, and ultimately their disposal, using the most economic methods.
Telephone: (02) 9673 1788
Fax: (02) 9673 3977