Opening Hours

State Records Office Search Room

The State Records Office Search Room is open to provide access to State archives for the general public, as well as a telephone reference query service, at the following times: Tues - Fri : 10am - 4.30pm except public holidays.

Easter/Anzac Day 2019 opening hours: SRO will be closed over the Easter break  from Friday 19 April to Monday 22 2019 inclusive. Retrieval requests after 4pm Thurs 18 April will be actioned on Tuesday 23 April and wll be avallable on Wednesday 24 April. SRO will be closed on Anzac Day, Thursday 25 April, and retrieval requests received on that day will be actioned on Friday 26th April.

See this link for information about Public Holdays in Western Australia in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

For more details about accessing State archives please see the Search Room webpage

For details about disabled access please see the Summary of Accessibility webpage.

State Information Management Services

State Information Management Services Team members are available to provide free ad-hoc telephone advice on matters concerning recordkeeping and records management. Telephone (08) 9427 3661: Mon - Wed: 9am - 5pm.

For URGENT matters telephone (08) 9427 3662: Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 5.30pm.

Intermediate Records Repository

The Intermediate Records Repository is not open to the general public. All requests for material must be made through the State Records Office Search Room or by email to sro@sro.wa.gov.au. Retrievals are undertaken the next working morning.