Why we need to save the National Archives of Australia

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Gutted by cuts and indifferent politics, one of Australia's most important collecting institutions is under threat. Historian Michelle Arrow tells us why archives are essential for our future.

Imagine you are in a large building near Parliament House in Canberra filled with irreplaceable objects. Not jewels, medals or paintings, but a collection of letters, tapes and documents of Australian life.

Professor Michelle Arrow

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