Hollywood came to the SRO in September with the crew from SBS hit series Who Do You Think You Are spotted in the Search Room and behind-the-scenes in the archives stacks filming two episodes for its upcoming series, to be released in the first half of 2012Digital Services Monday, October 3, 2011 - 12:53
The State Records Office holds records that have been transferred from the Education Department of Western Australia (as well as predecessor and related agencies) and from individual government schools.
In keeping with trends in website development and the online environment, SRO is delighted to launch a new look website.
The website includes a number of new features including quick links to areas of interest for the researcher, and has been developed on an open source platform. In the coming weeks look out for new additions including an online exhibition.
One of the roles of the State Records Office is to supply advice to both State and Local Government agencies in matters relating to the maintenance, preservation and conservation of State records. The objective is to ensure that State records, and more importantly State archives, are stored and maintained under conditions that will promote their longevity.
NOTICE OF DISPOSAL FREEZE
The State Records Office of Western Australia (SRO) issues a number of publications to assist staff in State and Local Government organizations with the proper management and disposal of State records.
While publications are developed primarily for use in the public sector, they can also be of value to those working the private sector.