Opening Hours

Christmas/New Year period 2019/2020 closure

The SRO will be closing at 4.30pm on Tuesday 24 December 2019, re-opening on Thursday 2 January 2020, the Search Room opening at 10am that day.

Requests to access and/or digitise archives received after 1pm on 24 December will not be able to be actioned until Thursday 2 January 2020, with original archives being made available from Friday 3 January.

State Records Office Search Room

The State Records Office Search Room is open to provide access to State archives for the general public, as well as a telephone reference query service, at the following times: Tues - Fri : 10am - 4.30pm except public holidays.

See this link for information about Public Holdays in Western Australia in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

For more details about accessing State archives please see the Search Room webpage

For details about disabled access please see the Summary of Accessibility webpage.

State Information Management Services

State Information Management Services Team members are available to provide free ad-hoc telephone advice on matters concerning recordkeeping and records management. Telephone (08) 9427 3661: Mon - Fri: 9am - 4.30pm

Intermediate Records Repository

The Intermediate Records Repository is not open to the general public. All requests for material must be made through the State Records Office Search Room or by email to sro@sro.wa.gov.au. Retrievals are undertaken the next working morning.