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'Beyond our reach': Archives boss says records are being lost as report urges fundamental reform

Sally Whyte
March 13 2021 - 4:00am
National Archives of Australia director-general David Fricker said changes were already been made based on the report. Picture: Karleen Minney
National Archives of Australia director-general David Fricker said changes were already been made based on the report. Picture: Karleen Minney

The boss of the National Archives has conceded it is likely the institution has breached its Act through the unauthorised loss of important records, after a landmark report found "fundamental, structural reform" and significantly more funding was needed to fulfil its mandate.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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