Australian Senate, Canberra

Identity area

Identifier

daa/14

Authorized form of name

Australian Senate, Canberra

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • National

Contact area

 

Clerk of the Senate

Type

Address

Street address

Parliament House, Parliament Drive, Canberra

Locality

Canberra

Region

Australian Capital Territory

Country name

Postal code

2600

Telephone

Fax

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Records of the Senate are retained in accordance with the standing orders of the Senate. The collection also includes early monographs on parliamentary procedure and practice (c1768-1947), photographs, departmental records and other materials of historical significance.

Buildings

Holdings


  • Tabled papers including committee reports, petitions and other documents, 1901- present (1,100m, available online, 1901-2013);
  • Bills and associated materials, 1901- present (29m);
  • Senate materials of historical significance, bulk, c1899-1990 (35m).

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open weekdays by appointment.

Access conditions and requirements

Access to records requires prior approval of the Clerk of the Senate.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

General reference assistance available.

Reproduction services

Limited copying facilities for publications and original records to A3 size.

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 17 April 2018

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Politics and Government (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Parliament House, Parliament Drive, Canberra
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600