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Christmas / New Year Operating Hours: The reading room will be closed on Thursday 24 Dec 2015 through to Saturday 2 Jan 2016 and re-open Monday 4 Jan 2016.
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Need help with your research? Ask an Archivist

Research advice and guidance

By telephone Ring (02) 9673 1788 Monday to Friday  9am-5pm
-- We answer basic enquiries over the phone and give advice on the availability and location of archival sources

Research/Archives Request for Information
-- For advice and guidance on your research using NSW State archives

Information There is a 20 working day turn around for responses to your enquiries. While we do not undertake research on your behalf we can refer you to organisations who maintain lists of professional researchers.

Working days are Mondays - Fridays, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

Pre-order Records in advance of your visit to the reading room
-- Make the most of your research day. Place your request at least 2 working days ahead of your visit and the records will be waiting for you to view when you arrive at the reading room

General enquiries
-- A convenient way to contact us

In person Our reading room is open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 10am-4pm
-- Our staff will happily offer expert and professional advice on all aspects of your research
Other ways to contact us Post -- Public Access, PO Box 516, Kingswood NSW 2747, Australia
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