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Our New Home, Meie uus kodu - Exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum. Stories of invasion, dispossession, and settling in a new home, told by the Estonian migrants who came here as displaced persons post-WWII.

The National Archives of Estonia - This is the homepage of the National Archives of Estonia in English. (Rahvusarhiiv) is a government agency which was founded on the basis of the Archives Act in 1999 by reorganizing the public archives services. The National Archives is a system of state owned public archives, including 13 archives in different locations of Estonia, and acts under the administration of director general, who resides in Tartu. The National Archives is a subordinate agency to the State Chancellery.

The National Archives insures the preservation of information reflecting the change and alteration of the Estonian society and safeguards access to it. The National Archives aids ensuring continual and purposeful legal environment for the Estonian public sector, government, and local authorities.

Archival Links

National Archives of Australia - The National Archives encourages community awareness and use of valuable Commonwealth records.

Baltic Heritage Network - The Baltic Heritage Network is a multilingual electronic gateway to rally information on the archival collections and cultural heritage of Baltic diaspora with the aim of ensuring access to relevant information.

Articles and Papers about the Archive

Estonian Archives in Australia – a Treasure Chest for Everyone - A paper from the International Conference on the Baltic Archives Abroad, 2006.

Talk to Multicultural Documentary Heritage Workshop - Estonian Archives in Australia – case study with Maie Barrow at the National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT, Jun 2004.

Precious, Unique and Fragile, Conserving our grass roots history - Diana Giese discovers the ways in which some recipients of Community Heritage Grants have used their funds to preserve our history and heritage, 2003

Damned from the start, now home from home - Article on Post-WWII migrants by Peter Munro, appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald in Sep 2002.


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