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

Winner of 2015 Margaret Medcalf Award announced

We are thilled to announce that Dr Kerry King is the winner of the 2015 Margaret Medcalf Award with her PhD thesis: A lesser species of homicide - manslaughter, negligent and dangerous driving causing death: the prosecution of drivers in Western Australia, 1946-2011. Dr King's PhD thesis, explores the highly charged subject of manslaughter and negligent and dangerous driving causing death in Western Australia and is this year’s winner of the Margaret Medcalf Award.

Western Australia Day - Guide to 1984 State Cabinet Records

A financial institutions duty on bank deposits; Aboriginal land rights; equal employment opportunity legislation outlawing discrimination in the workplace on the grounds of sex, marital status, pregnancy, race, religious or political conviction; the abolition of the death penalty; and the banning of ‘X’ rated material, were issues considered by WA’s State Cabinet in 1984.

State Archives in the National Anzac Centre, Albany

State Archives used in the National Anzac Centre, Albany

The SRO applauds the WA Museum’s work in developing, building and so successfully launching the National Anzac Centre in Albany in only 14 months. The SRO recognises that the development of exhibitions content for the new Anzac Centre required a lot of research of the WA Museum’s own collection and other key collections within and without DCA portfolio agencies, including State Archives held by the SRO.

Gerard Foley Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 17:44

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