Tasmanian Archives

The Tasmanian Archives includes material dating from early European settlement to the present day. It is acquired from government agencies, purchase, donation or bequest.

We are committed to digitising Tasmania’s heritage items to make them more discoverable online, to everyone around the world.

Read more about the Tasmanian Archives

Office of the State Archivist

Supporting the Tasmanian Government with information, records management guidelines and advice.

Historic newspapers

Access many Tasmanian historical newspaper online.

National Archives of Australia

Co-located with the Tasmanian Archives.

Visit the History Room to access National Archives resources and expertise.

Accessing personal records

We manage Tasmania’s collection of permanent Government records, some of which include personal information.

Open data

We are committed to delivering open data as part of providing free access to information  resources and support in their use.

How to cite our resources

Guidelines for when you reproduce or refer to material held in our collections.

Donations and bequests

Libraries Tasmania welcomes offers of material that

  • contribute to Tasmania’s history
  • helps fill gaps in our collections.

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