The significance of items included on the UNESCO Memory of the World Australian Register list gives us insight into our history and heritage.
Discover the process of nominating a record with committee member and Executive Director Collections, AIATSIS, Lyndall Osborne. Dr Charlotte Craw, Curator, AIATISIS, will then outline how the assessment of significance applies to some of the most powerful documents in the exhibition, the Sorry Books.
The Sorry Books document personal responses of everyday Australians to the history of the Stolen Generation.
Discover the rich documentary heritage held in Canberra’s premier cultural institutions and the contribution made to the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register by Canberra's librarians, archivists, curators and conservators.
Join University Archivist, Maggie Shapley, for an exclusive opportunity to tour the repository situated over the Parkes Way tunnel
To write an informed history we need to preserve the records of the past.
Access to collections is crucial for communities and researchers to ensure historical evidence is preserved and available to deepen our understanding of our past.