Archives and Records

The Diocese of North Queensland Archives and Research Centre was opened in April 2004. The Archives Canon was adopted by the 2004 Synod held in July. The Centre is currently open three days a week for both enquiries and public access. Hours between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Closed public holidays and weekends.

Officer-in-Charge

Archivist – Anne Watkins

Anne can be contacted by phoning (07) 4771 4175 or archives@anglicannq.org

Facilities & Services

General reference available. Research tasks undertaken – fee for service applies. Copying services for books, journals, original records to A3, newspapers, maps, photo collection and plans.

Access

Advance notice of visit required with proof of identity. Closed period of 30 years applies to most records. Baptism and marriage registers closed for 70 years. Access to records not normally available for research may be gained on consideration of a written request to the Diocesan Bishop or General Manager/Registrar.

Acquisition Focus

The records of the Administration, Registry Office, Anglicare; Records of Parishes, Schools, Colleges and Institutions across North Queensland, Cape and Torres Strait Islands – [minutes, registers, correspondence, accounting books, plans, photographs, glass slides, church papers, histories and private clergy papers].

The Archives and Research Centre is located in St James Place, Suite 3, 155-157 Denham Street, Townsville 4810.

Canon 37: The Archive Canon
Canon 37: The Archive Canon - Regulations 1 to 5

 

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Contact Us

Phone:(07) 4771 4175

Fax:(07) 4721 1756

Office Address:
St. James Place
155 Denham St
TOWNSVILLE QLD  4810

 

Postal Address:

PO Box 1244

TOWNSVILLE  QLD  4810

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