To mark the centenary of the commencement of the First World War, the State Records Office has digitised and placed online the official “War” file created by the WA Premier’s Office in 1914. Along with top secret coded information, it reveals the concerns of officials and the community during the first months of the war.
Penelope Hetherington's book The Marriage Knot has won the 2014 Margaret Medcalf Award.Gerard Foley Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 09:54
The State Records Office of Western Australia (SRO) is conducting a survey to assess the records management training needs and interests across State and local government in WA.
The survey consists of ten questions and should only take around five minutes to complete. All responses will be anonymous and remain confidential.Amanda Casselton Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 10:57
Last time I wrote about this exciting project, I said that one of the key differences between archival and library description was the fact that we rarely, if ever, use subject classification.Lise Summers Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 16:29
A guest blog from George Main, from the National Museum of Australia.
Notes made by Constable Napier in his police journal, 1907. (WAS 76,cons 430, 1907/1571)Lise Summers Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 12:06
Since 2006, the State Records Commission has sponsored a special W S Lonnie Award in partnership with the Institute of Public Administration Australia (WA Division). This specialist award, the State Records Commission Award, recognises excellence in reporting against the compliance requirements of SRC Standard 2, Principle 6 in Annual Reports.
On 25 February 2014, the State Information Management Services team (SIMS) of the State Records Office (SRO) ran an Information Session on the new General Disposal Authority for State Government Information (GDASG) to assist State government agencies with the implementation of this new disposal tool.Jessica Morris Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 16:48