Tag Archives: Australian Joint Copying Project

Federal Council of Australasia

If searching for missing Acts is like finishing a jig saw puzzle and realising the picture is not complete, then finding ten Acts that appear to have duplicate numbers is akin to having bits left over after you have assembled … Continue reading

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VDL Governor’s Despatches to Colonial Office 1826 to 1832

One of the puzzles encountered when preparing to transfer the official copies of the legislation passed by the Legislative Council of Van Diemen’s Land was the whereabouts of some of the manuscript copies of Acts from 1826-1832. In theory all … Continue reading

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Manuscript copies of VDL Acts – 1830-1851

In 1945 the National Library of Australia and Archive repositories in the United Kingdom and Ireland began a collaborative project to copy historical records relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Microfilming commenced in 1948, continuing until the Project … Continue reading

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