Advice on how to view and use the records held by State Records.
We offer a range of copying and digitisation options or you can make your own copies in our Research Centre at no cost.
If you wish to access records containing sensitive or personal information, you may need to apply for permission. This might mean an Access Authorisation or Freedom of Information (FOI).
We offer accessible facilities, a viewing device and digital access services.
Crown copyright expires on most government-made works after 50 years, whether published or unpublished.
Staff are available to help you identify and order records for viewing in our Research Centre. You may need other options to help with your research.
Before visiting our Research Centre plan your visit to make the most efficient use of your time.
Conditions for use of the Research Centre have been designed to protect the collection.
State Records is the government archive and custodian of a large part of South Australia's official documentary heritage.
Other archival collections may help you to gather the information you seek.