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State Records @ Kingswood, Western Sydney

143 O'Connell Street, Kingswood 2747, NSW Australia - Telephone +61 2 9673 1788

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.

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Opening hours:
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.

Readers in the reading roomAn old volumeIn the reading room at Kingswood

The Government Records Repository

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