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.
of Australia - The National Archives encourages community awareness and use of
valuable Commonwealth records.
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.
This page is sponsored by the Council of Estonian Societies in Australia