Italian immigration into WA

The State Records Office of WA (SRO) was very pleased to recently host University of Notre Dame student Kathleen Del Casale for a research-based placement during the semester. Kathleen is completing a Bachelor of Arts degree and as part of her studies was required to undertake an internship at a participating institution. Kathleen conducted her placement at SRO to carry out research on Italian immigration into WA using primary source material held in the State Archives Collection, as well as published sources held by other institutions.

Damien Hassan Monday, October 31, 2016 - 13:10

Perth Metro Plans Project

The State Records Office has been digitising and geo-referencing Perth's historical Sewerage Plans to provide a fresh perspective on the past hundred years of metropolitan development. Thanks to this new initiative, architects, town planners, home owners and general researchers will be able to approach the information in these plans - which document the growth of the city and often lost parts of Perth - from a completely different angle.

Damien Hassan Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 09:31

Changes to Services

From 3 October 2016, the SRO will be introducing a few changes as to how some services are being delivered to public and government clients. These changes will ensure that the SRO continues to deliver a good quality service while responding to the increased demand from clients for greater digital services. 

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One giant step for SRO

This week we launch our new Archives management system, based on the Canadian software Accesstomemory (AtoM).  When you click on the ‘search our archives catalogue’ button on our home page, it’s one small click for you, but a giant step for SRO.We first developed a computer catalogue in 1986 using a Sun database, but it was for internal use only.  In 2004, we were able to take up the Microsoft based system developed for the State Records Office in New South Wales. Lise Summers Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 14:21

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