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The latest issue of Now&Then is out now
The February issue features the Christmas Competition winners; Carrington albums on display; Last days of A Call to Arms; Treasures found in the records; Spotlight on correspondence records; our Flickr update and more!
February For the Record is now available
This issue includes news about the arrival of a really big scanner, training in 2015, the new "General retention and disposal authority for original or source records that have been copied", the new "Records Management Standard" (due out in March), and recent FutureProof blog posts on "Managing information in a mobile working environment and Enhancing the effectiveness of an EDRMS/ECM system"
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).
WWI Exhibition: A Call To Arms
The exhibition includes photographs, official documents, letters, and printed material that provide an insight into the lives of the people of NSW and the Government who served them during the first part of the Great War.
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.
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