How to use our archives collection

The City archives holds more than one million records from 1842, when the Council was established, to recent years.

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Before you start

This collection includes development and building applications and related records. Only those records that have been transferred to the City Archives are available through this site with the most recent being about 2008. For more recent records, search development applications.

Under the GIPA Act certain information, known as open access information, must be disclosed by us unless it is not in the public interest to do so. View our directory of open access information.