'There's no way we can save it all': National Archives says audio-visual records will be lost

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
July 20 2020 - 5:30pm
National Archives of Australia Director-General David Fricker. Picture: Karleen Minney

The National Archives of Australia is preparing to lose large sections of its 117,000 hours of magnetic tape archives, including a prioritisation process to ensure archives relating to Indigenous languages and culture aren't lost.


Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.