Information and resources available at the public records office of Western Australia in Australia.
Address of the Public Records Office in Western Australia:
Alexander Library Building,
James Street West Entrance,
Perth Cultural Centre,
Perth WA 6000.
Phone number: (08) 9427 3600
The Public Records Office of Western Australia is the official authority for keeping Western Australia public records. It manages, preserves and provides access to the Public records of Western Australia.
The operation of the Public Records Office is executed as an independent government organization.
The Public Records Office in Western Australia:
- Provides records management and archival services to the government organization.
- It preserves archival records.
- It furnishes reference facilities for researchers.
The Public Records Office of Western Australia provides effective access to the public of Western Australia to get their hands on the prosperity of historical material preserved by the State Governments, which is contained within the State Records Office’s collection. The State Records Office serves the public of Western Australia through the facilitation of reference services in our Search Room and professional archival guidance for clients looking to use the materials contained within the collection.
The base of the Public Records Office is the archives collection. This collection carries records created by the State Government and Local Government in Western Australia, which are preserved permanently by the office of the State Records. The State archives consists of files, maps, documents, architectural drawings, microforms, sound recordings and electronic records. State records can be retrieved with the help of the State Records Office Search Room by completing the necessary procedure with the exception of the records designated as restricted.