Treasures of the Archives
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Treasures of the Archives marks the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Sir Richard Kirby Archives, a historic repository dedicated to preserving the history of Australia’s national workplace relations tribunal, Fair Work Australia, and its predecessors.
The exhibition highlights 10 ‘treasures’ of significance in the Archives. It was opened on 26 October 2012 by the Honourable Justice Ross and is currently on display at the Sir Richard Kirby Archives, Level 8, 11 Exhibition Street, Melbourne.
The 10 treasures
- Professor Joseph Isaac AO, living treasure
- Register of organisations from 1946 to 1961
- Letter exchange—Justice Kelly to Professor Perlman
- Sir Richard Kirby AC, photograph
- Kirby Archives Oral History Program
- Australian Industrial Relations Commission sign
- National wage decisions folder
- Centenary exhibition display
- Poster from the Women & the Commission exhibition
- Letter exchange—Justice Kirby to Professor Isaac