Australian War Memorial Research Centre, Canberra

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

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Geauthoriseerde naam

Australian War Memorial Research Centre, Canberra

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Aandere naamsvormen

  • AWM

Soort

  • National

Contact

 

Manager, Research Centre

Soort

adres

Adres

Treloar Crescent, Campbell

Locality

Canberra

Region

Australian Capital Territory

Landnaam

Postcode

2601

Telefoon

02 6243 4315

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war. Its mission is to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society.

For history see: https://www.awm.gov.au/index.php/about/organisation/history

Geografische en culturele context

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

The Australian War Memorial is established as a corporation by the Australian War Memorial Act 1980 (Cth). The functions of the Memorial and the powers of the Memorial, the Minister, the Council, the Chairman and the Director are outlined in the Act. The Minister for Veterans' Affairs has portfolio responsibility for the Memorial, which is a statutory authority within the portfolio. The Council is responsible for the conduct and control of the affairs of the Memorial and the policy of the Memorial with respect to any matters determined by the Council.

Organisatie structuur

Officer-in-charge: Manager, Research Centre

Records management and collecting policies

Personal, non-government organisations and official records (as they relate to the Defence Force) relating to all wars and warlike operations in which Australia has been involved. Printed and ephemeral material relating to the same subject.

Gebouwen

Bestanden

Extensive holdings of military operational records from immediately pre-colonial to the modern day, and of personal records of individuals involved in such operations for the same time period. Digitised, printed and ephemeral material related to the same subject.

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

Please refer to website www.awm.gov.au

Toegang

Openingstijden

The Reading Room is open Monday to Friday 10am-4.30pm and Saturday 1-4.30pm.
Closed public holidays.

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

Access to Commonwealth records held by the War Memorial comes under the Archives Act 1983 (Cth). Official research may be carried out by authorised departmental officers.

Access to non-government records depends on the donor's authorisation.

Researchers who wish to request material must register as a client. As collections are held offsite, it may take some time to retrieve material and so we strongly recommend that you provide at least two weeks’ notice of your visit.

Toegankelijkheid

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

General reference assistance is available. Refer to: https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/research-at-the-memorial

reproduktiedienstverlening

Copying services are available for collections. Refer to: https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/research-at-the-memorial

Publiekruimten

Beheer

Identificatie van de beschrijving

Identificatiecode van de instelling

Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Status

Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Revised 17 April 2018

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Defence (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

Treloar Crescent, Campbell
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601