The following is an announcement posted on the National Archives Website dated January 7, 2011, giving information about a number of changes to the Freedom of Information and Public Records Acts. Within the notice you will find links to see details of the changes at the Ministry of Justice website and a link to details […]

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A routine sewage pipe replacement in Ballarat in the state of Victoria, Australia, led to archaeologists discovering a treasure trove of more than a thousand gold rush artifacts, many belonging to a mid-19th century Chinese community. European pottery and bottles were found along with medicine vials stamped with Chinese characters. Well preserved fig jars, coins, […]

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