The State Records Commission Annual Report 2016/2017 was tabled in Parliament on 11 October 2017.
This induction video has been produced by the State Records Office to outline the recordkeeping responsibilities of Local Government Elected Members. (Length 8 minutes 28 seconds)
The video is available for viewing at: https://vimeo.com/234260620
Last updated 18 September 2017
Administrative arrangements affecting the State Library of Western Australia and State Records Office
With effect from 1 July 2017 as a part of the Machinery of Government changes, the State Records Office (SRO) has administratively become part of the State Library of Western Australia (SLWA). There are no changes to the legislation of either organisation.
Wednesday 5 July 2017 - Talking about Aboriginal Family History
Lunchtime Semminar for NAIDOC Week
Electoral reform, equal opportunity for disabled people, a review of liquor license fees and more flexible trading hours for hotels, future training needs for mental health nurses, the future of the Old Swan Brewery site, tobacco packaging health warnings, and voluntary euthanasia were among the hundreds of issues considered by State Cabinet in 1986. A
The State Records Office of Western Australia (SRO) has reviewed the current courier service arrangements for its government loans service. In providing a government loans service, the SRO’s primary objective is to ensure the safe care and custody of State archives while facilitating an agency’s right of access to the records of their (or their preceding) organisation. Due to preservation and security concerns for archival material identified in the review, the SRO will no longer issue archival records via the standard courier service.