Australian Government Web Archive
The Australian Government Web Archive (AGWA) is a web archiving initiative of the National Library of Australia which complements the Library's long established PANDORA Archive. The AGWA public interface was released in March 2014. The AGWA is a collection of Commonwealth Government websites. Initially content collected specifically for the collection commenced in June 2011. However earlier content sourced from other web archiving activities is progressively being added (see 'Latest updates' below). Selected older government web content along with some state and local government material may also be found at in the PANDORA Archive.
A new harvest of 868 seed URLs was conducted between 22 June and 1 July adding 1.8 TBs of data or around 14 million new files to the AGWA. URL indexing is complete and full text indexing is nearly completed.
Content dating from late 1996 to 2004 has now been added to the collection. This material was originally collected through crawls conducted by Alexa Internet and donated to the Internet Archive.
Commonwealth Government content collected as part of the 2015 whole .au domain harvest conducted between February and April 2015 has also been indexed and added to the collection.
Disclaimer: The AGWA is a specialised service that incorporates the delivery of historic snapshots of third-party content - that is, content not created by the NLA - as faithfully to the original as the technologies used allow. However, content in the archive may not comply with accessibility standards and some of the functionality and content of the original websites may be absent.
Browser note: The AGWA was developed using HTML5. Web browsers that do not support HTML5 will not provide full functional access to the archive. It is recommended that the AGWA should be viewed using current versions of Firefox, Chrome or Safari browsers. For more information see the About section.